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New York"s bravest

Mary Pope Osborne

New York"s bravest

by Mary Pope Osborne

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire fighters -- Juvenile fiction,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    Tells of the heroic deeds of the legendary New York firefighter, Mose Humphreys.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary Pope Osborne ; paintings by Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    ContributionsJohnson, Steve., Fancher, Lou.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23246867M
    ISBN 100375821961, 0375921966
    LC Control Number2002000455

    Title: New York's Bravest By: Mary Pope Osborne Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 32 Vendor: Random House Publication Date: Dimensions: X (inches) Weight: 7 ounces ISBN: ISBN Ages: Stock No: WWPages: The author has included a historical note about the origins of this tall tale, and the book is dedicated to the New York City firefighters who gave their lives to save others on Septem Mary Pope Osborne included a longer, different version of this legend in her distinguished collection American Tall Tales.

    When others ran from trouble, eight foot tall Mose Humphreys ran toward it as an extraordinary New York City firefighter. This larger-than-life story is actually a tall tale, an urban legend based on a real firefighter who lived in the s. Text and illustration combine to create a fast-paced celebration of heroism and the man who earned the gratitude of an entire city.   Eight-feet-tall with "hands as big as Virginia hams," Mose Humphreys cuts a classic tall-tale figure, lifting trolley cars over his head and rescuing babies.

    New York's Bravest by Mary Pope Osborne starting at $ New York's Bravest has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun. The photographs of members of the FDNY in this series were taken at fires in the Bronx or Manhattan circa s and many were published in the book New York's Bravest - Their Lives on the Line: Lt. Tom Barry & other members of L aiding a stabbing victim.


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He's the very spirit of New York City." Perfect for youngstersNew York's Bravest is an inspiring tribute, not just to the firefighters of 9/11, but to all the men and women who put their lives on the line daily, to ensure the safety of others, /5(13). New York's Bravest.

In the s, there was a real vounteer firefighter named Mose Humphreys whose bravery was reknown throughout New York City. Plays about him began being performed on Broadway in and over the years his strength and heroics took on larger-than-life proportions, much like those of Paul Bunyan/5(37).

Genre: LegendAge Appropriateness: Primary/ IntermediateReview: This book is a good example of a legend because the story combines historical events and figures with the supernatural. The main character, Mose Humphrey, was a legend New York City firefighter /5(6).

Another worthy companion to Golway's book is New York's Bravest: Eight Decades of Photographs from the Daily News, which records 80 years of New York firefighting through pages of dramatic picture stories-children plucked breathlessly from harm, a building transformed by hosing during a winter fire into a glittering ice palace, the seven-alarm blaze caused by a jet 5/5(12).

Fdny: New York's Bravest. Hardcover – June 1, by George Hall (Author), Thomas K. Wanstall (Author)Author: George Hall, Thomas K. Wanstall. New York's Bravest. In the s, there was a real volunteer firefighter named Mose Humphreys whose bravery was reknowned throughout New York City.

"Radio Silent FDNY -- The Betrayal of New York's Bravest," written by a current FDNY Battalion Chief and a former federal agent, contains over internal documents and systematically destroys the "spin" put on the FDNY radio purchase by certain former FDNY and New York City officials/5(6).

BRAVEST BOOK quantity. Add to cart. SKU: Category: Books, DVDs, Posters. Description Fire Department of the City of New York The Bravest: An Illustrated History This is the second edition of the original book published in This new edition, copyrighted inhas a new cover, and an updated history of the FDNY between Price: $ COVID Resources.

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Michael Dick, a professional photographer, dedicated seven years to fire photography in preparation for the book "New York's Bravest - Their Lives on the Line" published in During this time he concentrated his efforts on Harlem and the South Bronx and created approximately five thousand color slides.

New York's Bravest By Mary Pope Osborne. Knopf $ ISBN Children's. "New York's Bravest" combines text by Mary Pope Osborne with paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. The book begins with a historical note in which Osborne describes the background of her tale. Ina heroic firefighter character first began appearing in stage productions.5/5(5).

New York's Bravest follows the firefighting exploits of the mythic Mose and "his boys" in dramatic, near-theatrical spreads, right up to a fateful hotel fire near the Hudson: "All night, Mose ran in and out of the building, rescuing bankers, bakers, shoemakers, dressmakers, preachers, and politicians." But when the smoke clears, Mose is nowhere to be found/5(13).

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In the s, there was a real vounteer firefighter named Mose Humphreys whose bravery was reknown. In response to September 11th, Osborne returned to her story of the legendary 19th-century New York City volunteer firefighter Mose Humphreys (American Tall Tales, ) and refashioned it into a stirring picture-book tribute to the firefighters who died on that terrible day.

Mose is larger than life and has no fear: "When others ran away from danger, Mose ran toward it.". New York's Bravest by Mary Pope Osborne, Steve Johnson, Lists With This Book; Being Brave + Show More - Show Fewer Details Discover Like Books Our Original Resources 4.

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New York's bravest. [Mary Pope Osborne; Steve Johnson; Lou Fancher] -- Tells of the heroic deeds of the legendary New York firefighter, Mose Humphreys. About New York’s Bravest. In the s, there was a real vounteer firefighter named Mose Humphreys whose bravery was reknown throughout New York City.

Plays about him began being performed on Broadway in and over the years his strength and heroics took on larger-than-life proportions, much like those of Paul Bunyan. new york's bravest Mary Pope Osborne, Author, Steve Johnson, Illustrator, Louis Francher, Illustrator, illus.

by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. Knopf $ (32p) ISBN. Get this from a library! New York's bravest. [Mary Pope Osborne] -- Tells of the heroic deeds of the legendary New York fighter Mose Humphrey.In the Fire Department of New York, there are more t Fire Officers and Firefighters.

In addition, the FDNY includes 2, EMS and Paramedics personnel. This book is a tribute to their dedication, bravery, and humanity.FDNY: New York's Bravest by Thomas K.

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