Lumber Jills

The Unsung Heroines of World War II

In World War II, Great Britain needed lumber to make planes, ships, and even newspapers—but there weren’t enough men to cut down the trees. Enter the fearless Lumber Jills! These young women may not have had much woodcutting experience, but they each had two hands willing to work and one stout heart, and they came together to do their part. Discover this lyrical story of home front heroism and female friendship.

  • 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807547953
  • March 2019

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  • March 2019

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  • A rousing, upbeat introduction to the camaraderie and contributions of the “unsung heroines of World War II” who cut 10 million trees for Britain.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • Introduces a historical chapter that’s rarely featured in picture books.

    - Publishers Weekly