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The Firehouse Light

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The Firehouse Light by Janet Nolan
Hardcover $15.99

May 25, 2010 | 32 Pages | 5-8 years

  • Hardcover $15.99

    May 25, 2010 | 32 Pages | 5-8 years

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Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices WINNER

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Oklahoma Sequoyah Young Adult Book Award NOMINEE

South Carolina Children’s Book Award NOMINEE


Starred Review, School Library Journal, August 17, 2010:
“Nolan’s unassuming storytelling is perfect for reading aloud. …This is a fascinating story that will appeal to those looking for a unique perspective on American cultural history.”

Review, Booklist, June 1, 2010:
“A four-watt bulb installed in the firehouse during horse-and-buggy days glows through decades of change: from horses to automobiles; from axes and buckets to hoses and oxygen masks; from radios to television and computers: and from small town to contemporary city…. A good choice for children who seek offbeat nonfiction, this is also a fresh approach for units on community helpers.”

Review, Kirkus Reviews:
“The little-town-over time theme—and the fire trucks—exert plenty of child-friendly appeal.”

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