Headstrong Hallie!: The story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the First Female “Fire Guard”
This story is about a woman named Hallie Morse Daggett and how she became the first female fire guard. //Headstrong Hallie! The Story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the First Female Fire Guard// is based on a true story. When Hallie was a little girl, there was a forest fire near her house and she decided to be a fire guard to help fight fires. But, in the early 1900s, the US Forest Service did not allow women to work for them. In 1913, Hallie finally got a job as a fire look out. Many men did not think Hallie was strong enough, and would quit. Hallie would prove them wrong.
I really like reading books that are based on true stories. It helps me learn about people, and events that I might never have heard of. The illustrations are really nice. I especially like the illustration of the old phone that Hallie would have used to call for help in 1913, and when Hallie is feeding the chipmunk out of her hand. In the back of the book, there are photographs and more information on Hallie Morse Daggett. I would recommend this book to kids who like to learn about women in history.
|Page Count||40 pages|
|Publisher||Sleeping Bear Press|
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