CHARACTERS How Emily Saved the Bridge ´ E-book or Kindle E-pub

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The Brooklyn Bridge the iconic suspension bridge that connects Manhattan and Brooklyn was completed in 1883 It is thanks to Emily Warren Roebling that the bridge was finished at allEmily was not an engineer but she was educated in math and science She married Washington Roebling the chief engineer of the famous bridge When. Interesting Emily Roebling had to step in when her husband originally in charge fell ill during the planning and construction of the Brooklyn Bridge in the 1870s She had to teach herself engineering take care of their home nurse him raise their son manage the over ten year long massive and complicated project deal with innumerable technical and engineering issues and many workman and their safety And women weren’t thought to be capable of doing anything serious or complicated

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How Emily Saved the BridgeWashington became ill from decompression sickness Emily stepped in doing everything from keeping the books to carrying messages for her husband to monitoring the construction of the bridge She was the first person to cross the Brooklyn Bridge when it openedEmily who went on to study law among many other accomplishments is a. This fun book was so informative I found it interesting how author Frieda Wishinsky packed in so much informationfacts on each page without it being overwhelming or excessive I loved seeing how this Emily Warren Roebling persisted on making sure the bridge got done despite her father in law dying and her husband falling sick She even decided to become a lawyer Her story is so inspiring to me as a woman I always wanted to know how a bridge of this magnitude gets built I have gone over the Brooklyn Bridge in my car but now I can appreciate the backstory and I want to walk over this I have attended Frieda Wishinsky’s workshops and we are both a part of CANSCAIP in Toronto I loved the uniue illustration of Natalie Nelson who mixes reality with fantasy photographs of real people die cut people with red noses and red skies

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CHARACTERS How Emily Saved the Bridge ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¾ The Brooklyn Bridge the iconic suspension bridge that connects Manhattan and Brooklyn was completed in 1883 It is thanks to Emily Warren Roebling that the bridge was finished at allEmily was not an engineer but she was educated in math and science She mN inspiration to all as demonstrated through Frieda Wishinsky’s informative and engaging text and Natalie Nelson’s distinctive collage illustrations Speech bubbles revealing imagined dialogue add a playful note to this historical account which includes fascinating facts about the Brooklyn Bridge and a further reading li. The story of the building of the Brooklyn Bridge told in picture book format and geared to younger children especially girls Emily Warren Roebling was married to the chief engineer of the Bridge but when he became too ill to continue she picked up where he left off and saw the bridge to its completion Oh and all this was done in the 1880's when women certainly were not engineers let alone project managers I enjoyed the story very much and would recommend it to younger children esp girls