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Elizabeth Blackwell (What's So Great About...?)

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The year 1849 was an important one for Elizabeth Blackwell. After two years of intense studying, she finally received her diploma from Geneva Medical College. This was a milestone not only in her life, but in the field of medicine as a whole. After all, Elizabeth was the first woman in the world ever to attend and graduate from medical school. She was the world s first ...more
Library Binding, 32 pages
Published December 10th 2007 by Mitchell Lane Publishers
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Dolly
May 27, 2013 Dolly rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: older children and parents reading with them
This book is a short biography about Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman doctor in the United States. It offers a good amount of details about her life without being too detailed or boring. We were able to read the entire book at one time. The book includes many photographs to help children understand the context of that time in history.

We first learned about Elizabeth Blackwell when we read Judy Moody by Megan McDonald. I thought it would be interesting to learn more about this female pioneer
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