This post is part of the NF 10 for 10 from Reflect and Refine AND the weekly Nonfiction Challenge at Kid Lit Frenzy.
A lovely story of the early life of Clara Barton. It's a wonderful way to show students that famous women in history started out as children - just like them. Clara's love for animals and healing were with her from the very beginning, and her older brother Davie was her support and inspiration.
A beautiful title! I wrote a full review earlier this year on the blog.
Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
I can't even tell you how much I love this book! My mother went back to school to become a doctor while I was in middle school, and I am proud to share that fact every time I share this book with students.
Full review on my blog:
Adventurers! Risk Takers!
Dare the Wind: The Record breaking Voyage of Eleanor Prentiss and the Flying Cloud
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Clara never quit. And she never accepted that girls should be treated poorly and paid little.So Clara fought back. Fed up with the mistreatment of her fellow laborers, Clara led the largest walkout of women workers in the country's history. " (Goodreads blurb)