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Clara Barton (Rookie Biographies) by Wil Mara

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Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Biography,
  • Nurses,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Barton, Clara,,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • 1821-1912,
  • American Red Cross

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7671557M
ISBN 100516273396
ISBN 109780516273396

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Apr 15,  · In , when Clara Barton was eleven, her brother David fell off the roof of the barn on her family’s farm. He didn’t break any bones, but he did get very sick. Clara decided to take care of him. She cleaned his wounds, changed his bandages, and brought him his meals/5(54). Jul 10,  · In the book "Who Was Clara Barton" by Stephanie Spinner is a book about the story and life of Clara Barton. In her life, she had taken care of her brother who was sick when she was a little girl. That made her want to become a nurse for the wounded during war time/5. Genre: Biography (3rd-5th, this book is for 4th grade) Theme(s): Tragedy, bullying, death, loss, family, support Opening line/sentence: Clara Barton stood at one end of her living room in Washington, D.C. Brief Book Summary: This biography is about the life of Clara Barton and the challenges and success she faces throughout her life. She had a difficult childhood, but when she got older she learned how /5. Clara Barton was a Christmas baby who was actually named "Clarissa Harlowe" after the heroine of Samuel Richardson's novel (which got into my TBR pool as soon as I found it on Kindle), but started calling herself the shorter name/5.

Clara Barton was truly a woman of valor in the Civil War, and Stephen Oates has written the full story of her courage and dedication to healing the wounded for the first time. This book provides the best description of Civil War medicine and battlefield hospitals that I have ever by: After leaving the Red Cross, Clara Barton remained active, giving speeches and lectures. She also wrote a book entitled The Story of My Childhood, which was published in Barton died at her Born: Dec 25, May 12,  · Clara Barton is one of the most-recognized heroes of the American Civil War. She began her illustrious career as an educator but found her true calling tending. Clara Barton is one of the most. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for Books: "clara barton" Skip to main search results.

The book setting is in a lot of places, but one place is North Oxford, Massachusetts. The main characters in this book are Clara Barton, her siblings, and many other people. In this book, Clara Barton does great things. She starts The Red Cross in America. Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born on December 25, , and died on April 12, /5. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Clara Barton, –, American humanitarian, organizer of the American Red Cross, b. North Oxford (now Oxford), Mass. She taught school (–54) and clerked in the U.S. Patent Office before the outbreak of the Civil War. She then established a service of supplies for soldiers and nursed in army camps and on the battlefields. Clarissa Harlowe Barton, known as Clara, is one of the most honored women in American history. Barton risked her life to bring supplies and support to soldiers in the field during the Civil War. She founded the American Red Cross in , at age 59, and led it for the next 23 years.