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Florence Nightingale

Author: Lucy Lethbridge; Karen Donnelly
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., 2005.
Series: Usborne famous lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the life of the famous English nurse and hospital reformist considered to be the founder of modern nursing. Born into a wealthy family, .Florence nightingale could have lived a life of leisure and luxury. Instead, she longed to be a nurse. In 1830, that was the last thing a rich girl could do but Florence was no ordinary girl. Usborne famous lives retell the stories of fascinating people, bringing them to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Lethbridge; Karen Donnelly
ISBN: 0794508707 9780794508708
OCLC Number: 58845393
Notes: Originally published: London : Usborne, 2004.
"With historical advice from the Florence Nightingale Museum, London."
Description: 63 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Defiant daughter --
Voice of God? --
Fighting Fanny --
Florence takes charge --
Hell on earth --
Fame --
Working flat out --
Nurse Nightingale-My life.
Series Title: Usborne famous lives.
Responsibility: Lucy Lethbridge ; illustrated by Karen Donnelly.

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Presents the life of the famous English nurse and hospital reformist considered to be the founder of modern nursing. Born into a wealthy family, .Florence nightingale could have lived a life of leisure and luxury. Instead, she longed to be a nurse. In 1830, that was the last thing a rich girl could do but Florence was no ordinary girl. Usborne famous lives retell the stories of fascinating people, bringing them to life so vividly; it's as if you're there with them.

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