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Who says women can't be doctors? : the story of Elizabeth Blackwell

Author: Tanya Lee Stone; Marjorie Priceman
Publisher: New York : Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the life and achievements of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first American female doctor. Describes the limited career prospects available to women in the early nineteenth-century, the opposition Blackwell faced while pursuing a medical education, and her pioneering medical career that opened doors for future generations of women.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Elizabeth Blackwell; Elizabeth Blackwell; Elizabeth Blackwell
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Lee Stone; Marjorie Priceman
ISBN: 9780805090482 0805090487 9780605586123 0605586128
OCLC Number: 760176329
Target Audience: Elementary Grade
Description: 1 volume, unpaged : illustrations, chiefly color ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Tanya Lee Stone ; illustrated by Marjorie Priceman.

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An introduction to the life and achievements of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first American female doctor. Describes the limited career prospects available to women in the early nineteenth-century, the opposition Blackwell faced while pursuing a medical education, and her pioneering medical career that opened doors for future generations of women.

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