Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse

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Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse

by Catherine Reef

First Release:

February 2017

ISBN: 9780544535800

This biography explores the exceptional life of a woman who defied the stifling conventions of Victorian society to pursue what was considered an undesirable vocation. Notes. Selected bibliography. Index. Full-color and black-and-white period photographs and reproductions of artwork and artifacts.

  • ISBN: 9780544535800
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Page Count: 192
    Trim Size: 10" x 8"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.6, Points: 7
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 9.4, Points: 11
    Lexile: Level: 1050L
    Awards & Honors: 2018 Amelia Bloomer List: Middle Grade, Nonfiction
    NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books 2017
    CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, 6–8
    Genre: Nonfic
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