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Rosie the Riveter : women working on the home front in World War II

Author: Penny Colman
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes how working conditions changed during World War II, when women held many different jobs.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colman, Penny.
Rosie the riveter.
New York : Crown Publishers, c1995
(OCoLC)604869977
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Colman
ISBN: 051759790X 9780517597903 0517597918 9780517597910 0517885670 9780517885673 9780613058032 0613058038 9780780783430 0780783433
OCLC Number: 30894677
Notes: "Illustrated with photographs."
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996
Orbis Pictus Honor, 1996
Description: 120 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: ONE War! "How are things going to change?" --
TWO Home front "the exit of life-as-usual --
THREE Extraordinary opportunities for women "Rosie the Riveter" --
FOUR Getting ready for war "the great arsenal for democracy" --
FIVE The First six months "Job, jobs, jobs" --
SIX The War years wear on "I'll do anything for my country" --
SEVEN The Final war years "It's a man's and woman's world" --
EIGHT Pioneers in the American workplace I had a chance to prove that I could do something" --
NINE Peace "the men had been promised their jobs when they came back." --
Select list of women's wartime jobs --
Facts & figures about women war workers --
Chronology.
Responsibility: Penny Colman.
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Describes how working conditions changed during World War II, when women held many different jobs.

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