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Florence Nightingale ( Yesterday's Classics)

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Inspiring story of Florence Nightingale from her earliest days as privileged daughter of an English squire to her role as Angel of the Crimea. Even as a young girl her nursing talents were evident as she doctored her dolls and ministered to sickly animals. With the training she received at hospitals on the Continent, she was ready when the call to the Crimea came. Facing ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published October 29th 2007 by Yesterday's Classics (first published 1909)
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Richards retells the story of Florence Nightingale's remarkable service and hard work in a way that makes the reader laugh and pause to think of Florence as a real person more than a painted character of history. With background into her childhood and adolescence, readers can gain a better glimpse of the powerful characteristics this woman possessed and just how influential she was for those she helped. This is an entertaining read for middle school aged readers (or late elementary school ...more
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Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards (February 27, 1850 - January 14, 1943) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to a high-profile family. During her life, she wrote over 90 books, including children's, biographies, poetry, and others. A well-known children's poem for which she is noted is the literary nonsense verse "Eletelephony."

Her father was Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, an abolitionist and the founder of
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