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Florence Nightingale
by Laura E. Richards
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 unspeakable filth and disorganization, she and her staff of nurses cared for thousands of sick and wounded soldiers, earning their undying gratitude. Focuses on her preparation, her heroic and patriotic service during the Crimean war, and her life of service thereafter.  Ages 11-14
129 pages $10.95   

Table of Contents

Front Matter

How Florence Got Her Name—Her Three Homes
Little Florence
The Squire's Daughter
Looking Out
Waiting for the Call
The Trumpet Call
The Response
The Barrack Hospital
The Lady-in-Chief
The Lady with the Lamp
Miss Nightingale under Fire
The Close of the War
The Tasks of Peace

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