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Title Clara Barton : angel of the battlefield / by editors of Time for kids with Anna Prokos.
Pub Info New York : Collins, c2008.
book jacket
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J BIOGAPHY BARTON     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 44 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 col. map ; 23 cm.
Series Time for kids biographies
Time for kids biographies.
Audience 820L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Clara risks her life -- Growing up smart -- A very young nurse -- An excellent teacher -- Working for women's rights -- Clara heads to war -- The American Red Cross is born -- The final battlefield -- Talking about Clara -- Clara Barton's key dates.
Note Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 5.7 1.
Summary Clara Barton wanted to help people from the time she was a child. She turned her compassion for others into several careers, including teaching and nursing. Risking her life to assist soldiers during the Civil War turned her into an American hero. She went on to found the American Red Cross.
Subject Barton, Clara, 1821-1912 -- Juvenile literature.
American Red Cross -- Biography -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912.
Nurses -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Nurses -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
Genre 19th century.
Add Author Prokos, Anna.
ISBN 9780060576233 (trade)
0060576235 (trade)
9780060576226 (pbk.)
0060576227 (pbk.)
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