Bravest of All

Bravest of All A retired fire engine is fun for the neighborhood children to play on and hear stories about But when a fire strikes the multi racial fire crew depends on the old engine to battle the blaze a Little

  • Title: Bravest of All
  • Author: Kate Emery Pogue Al Andersen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A retired fire engine is fun for the neighborhood children to play on and hear stories about But when a fire strikes, the multi racial fire crew depends on the old engine to battle the blaze.a Little Golden Book 402

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    1. This is one of the first books I ever owned. Considering it came out in 1973, its gentle message about the value of a person depending on the content of their character not the color of their skin -- or their age -- seems downright subversive considering today's social clime. When I read it now it makes me cry in a way it didn't when I was a kid. I don't know what that's about. Maybe because back in those days I was the same age as the little boy who brings Jonathan his star. Considering that, i [...]

    2. Just saw an African-American firefighter on The X-Files who reminded me of this classic, one of many Little Golden Books my parents had the pleasure of reading to me hundreds of times. Love this book! I wish it weren't out of print, or I'd buy it for the library.

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