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Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross

3.91  ·  Rating Details  ·  34 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Paperback, 154 pages
Published November 12th 1966 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published 1955)
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Apr 08, 2016 Majenta rated it it was amazing
I read this...way, way, way back in elementary school. I remember being a nurse for Halloween, probably right after I read it. I was so glad to find it again and find my favorite parts, and recognize the illustrations that had stayed in my head without suggesting where I'd first seen them.
Yes, this is the Helen Dore Boylston of the SUE BARTON young-nurse series, and I've just discovered a book of hers called "SISTER," the journal of a nurse starting during WWI.
Clara Barton was a Christmas 1821
Feb 21, 2015 Amanda rated it really liked it
Boom. Research done. This was actually pretty well written and interesting, and just the right length. Also, if you ever happen to see it sitting around somewhere, like at a yard sale: Chapter 8 is literally the best, simplest, and most concise explanation of how the Civil War started that I have ever read. Just saying.

And now, I'm off to write a paper on this fine lady. Yep. Sorry. Not catching up on reviews now.
Sep 02, 2013 Jenny rated it really liked it
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This book is a biography meant for children, but I really enjoyed it. I find her story to be inspiring. Notable was her several periods of inactivity due to ill health. It is amazing she accomplished so much!
Sep 27, 2015 Janice rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Loved this book. It looks to be written for middle grades. A good short History book about Clara Barton and the Red Cross.
Mar 03, 2015 Mikayla rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I loved reading about Clara Barton but this book was so slanted in its political views it took away from her life story.
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Read summer of 1980.
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An only child, Helen Dore Boylston attended Portsmouth public schools and trained as a nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital. Two days after graduating, she joined the Harvard medical unit that had been formed to serve with the British Army. After the war, she missed the comradeship, intense effort, and mutual dependence of people upon one another when under pressure, and joined the Red Cross to ...more
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