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Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II
by Penny Colman
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0517885670, Paperback)Now in paperback--the award-winning account of how 18 million women, many of whom had never before held a job, entered the work force in 1942-45 to help the United States fight World War II. Their unprecedented participation would change the course of history for women, and America, forever.
An ALA Best Book for Young Adult
An ALA Notable Book
A Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon Book
An IRA Teachers' Choice
A Junior Library Guild Selection
An NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Award Winner for Outstanding Nonfiction
A New York Public Library Best Book for the Teenager
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
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Describes how working conditions changed during World War II, when women held many different jobs.
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