Send a Girl!: The True Story of How Women Joined the FDNY
Illustrated by Meg Hunt
Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Published March 9, 2021
About Send a Girl!
Brenda Berkman was often told that she couldn’t do certain things because she was a girl. When she grew up, she longed for a job that was challenging, different every day, and required physical and mental strength. In 1977 when the New York City Fire Department finally complied with the Civil Rights Act (from 1964) by allowing women to take the FDNY exam, … Continue reading