Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse

Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse

by Catherine Reef

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Overview

Most people know Florence Nightingale was a compassionate and legendary nurse, but they don’t know her full story. This riveting biography explores the exceptional life of a woman who defied the stifling conventions of Victorian society to pursue what was considered an undesirable vocation. She is best known for her work during the Crimean War, when she vastly improved gruesome and deadly conditions and made nightly rounds to visit patients, becoming known around the world as the Lady with the Lamp. Her tireless and inspiring work continued after the war, and her modern methods in nursing became the defining standards still used today. Includes notes, bibliography, and index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544535824
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 927,463
File size: 163 MB
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Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Catherine Reef is the award-winning author of more than forty nonfiction books, including many highly praised biographies for young people. She lives in College Park, MD. Visit her website at www.catherinereef.com.
 

Catherine Reef is the author of more than 40 nonfiction books, including many highly acclaimed biographies for young people. She lives in College Park, Maryland. www.catherinereef.com.

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