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Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey (Picture Puffin Books)

 
 
 
 
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey (Picture Puffin Books)
Author: Maira Kalman
ISBN 13: 9780142403624
ISBN 10: 142403628
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 2005-08-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 48
List Price: $6.99
 
 

A fireboat, launched in 1931, is retired after many years of fighting fires along the Hudson River, but is saved from being scrapped and then called into service again on September 11, 2001.

Publishers Weekly

In a starred review, PW wrote, "In relating the heroic role of the John J. Harvey on September 11, 2001, Kalman intelligently conveys those unfathomable events in a way that a picture book audience can comprehend." Ages 3-up. (Sept.) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.