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Amiable
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Very sad to hear about the death of David McCullough today. He was my favorite historian and a must-buy anytime he published a new book. Posting this photo in his memory. I met him in 2015 when he was giving a presentation at Yale University (which he attended). I work at Yale New Haven Hospital around the block, bumped into him on the street and followed him into the lecture. He was warm and gracious and a wonderful speaker. RIP, Mr. McCullough.

KristiAhlers Oh this makes me sad. I‘ve always loved his books! 2mo
JamieArc What a great memory ❤️ 2mo
kspenmoll What a lovely tribute! 2mo
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Kenyazero
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Pickpick

I am torn on so-so and a pick, so pick it shall be! This book taught me some interesting facts about the Brooklyn Bridge and showcases a woman who was significant to women's history in the United States. It felt a little boring to me, but it also felt like it had an empowering tone. I liked the illustrations as well. #NonfictionPicturebook #Picturebook

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BookishMarginalia
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Pickpick

Charming #nonfictionpicturebook about how #EmilyWarrenRoebling took over her husband‘s duties as chief engineer of the #BrooklynBridge when he became incapacitated. She successfully led the project to completion at a time when women couldn‘t vote or even access credit on their own. Has sources as well as an interesting list of six strange facts about the bridge.

Written by #FriedaWishinsky and illustrated by #NatalieNelson

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tpixie
The Engineer's Wife | Tracey Enerson Wood
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Clwojick
The Brooklyn Bridge: A Wonders of the World Book | Elizabeth Mann, Alan Witschonke
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Okay, the votes are in and the next #paintbynumber I‘ll be doing is the Brooklyn Bridge. ♥️ Some of the detailing is tiny, so I have a feeling this one will take me about 2 weeks to complete. Bring on the audiobooks! 😜

Smarkies I did some audiobooking tonight whilst painting too. 😁 2y
valeriegeary 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 love the Brooklyn bridge! Can't wait to see the finished painting! 2y
LaraS You are so good at these! I ordered one last summer and 6 months later I‘m only about 1/4 done...I was not expecting this level of commitment. 😅 2y
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Clwojick @valeriegeary me too! I‘m obsessed with anything relating to New York City! ♥️ 2y
Clwojick @LaraS I know! The first one I did was a little overwhelming, but it gets more and more addicting after you complete them. ♥️ I‘ve found that taping off a section and working only within the section works best for me. Then when that one section is complete, and actually looks like something it‘s more incentive to finish it. (edited) 2y
valeriegeary @Clwojick I've only been twice to NYC and both times whenever someone asked what I was going to do, see, etc, I just said "oh I'll probably just walk across the Brooklyn Bridge a dozen times... Maybe eat a bagel while I'm walking." ? 2y
Just_reading I have such admiration for those with the patience for projects like this! 😉 Hope you'll share the finished work with us as well! 2y
Clwojick @Just_reading I finished the painting in like five days 🤣 I can tag you in the photo of the completed painting 😊 2y
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megnews
Brooklyn Bridge | Karen Hesse
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Russian immigrant family makes good in Brooklyn NY. Who can resist this middle grade historical novel?

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kspenmoll
The Brooklyn Bridge: A Wonders of the World Book | Elizabeth Mann, Alan Witschonke
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#MagicalMay #bridges #BrooklynBridge
When my son was little, my brother & sister-in-law lived in Brooklyn. We visited often, and one of our favorite activities was walking over this bridge. ❤️

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EadieB
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Day 24 - #Bridges #MagicalMay
#TheGreatBridge #DavidMcCullough

I read this in 2011 and enjoyed it very much. Very interesting!

Eggs Oh how fascinating- I love bridges 🌉 2y
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GatheringBooks
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#MagicalMay Day 1: Fats‘ review: “It‘s not just the fact that Emily Warren Roebling was the only female who helped build the Brooklyn Bridge that made the story remarkable. When Washington got sick, Emily took charge of everything: their home, Washington‘s illness, & their son. #MayDay Emily read books, consulted with her husband every day to learn everything she possibly could about engineering and building bridges.” https://wp.me/pDlzr-kTb

Branwen I grew up in the town of Roebling! There's a small museum there dedicated to the family! 😀 2y
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