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Florence Nightingale: The Lady With The Lamp: A 15-Minute Biography

Florence Nightingale: The Lady With The Lamp: A 15-Minute Biography

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Florence Nightingale: The Lady With The Lamp: A 15-Minute Biography

Length:
24 pages
12 minutes
Released:
Apr 8, 2016
ISBN:
9781310942594
Format:
Book

Description

Florence Nightingale went from being a child of the rich to the poorest conditions in war. Along the way she saved countless lives, changed the world of health care, created schools and trained countless nurses. She also wrote hundreds of books, and changed the way women and hospital patients were treated.
In Victorian England, Florence was one of the most important and famous women in the country. Many thought of her as the second most important woman in Britain. Queen Victoria was first.

Find out more about this founder of modern nursing in this short 15-minute children's biography.

Ages 10 and up.
Reading Level: 6.5

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Released:
Apr 8, 2016
ISBN:
9781310942594
Format:
Book

About the author

Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series, the Wonderful World of Animals Series, and the Miss Jones series.She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.


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  • She was 30 years old, far beyond what was considered to be marriageable age. Florence had finally entered her chosen profession. By the end of 1853, Florence was superintendent at the Institute for the Care of Sick Gentlewomen in London.

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