Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse

By REEF, Catherine

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ISBN
9780544535800
Publisher
Clarion


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2016  |  Middle To High School

Gr 7 Up—Born into a wealthy English family in 1820, Florence Nightingale was expected to marry and tend to the home. Nightingale, however, had different ideas and felt that she had been called to action by God. Reef's meticulously researched biography chronicles Nightingale's remarkable achievements. Her revolutionary approach to nursing impacted all aspects of English society, from soldiers in the army to the impoverished people suff...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2016

Reef brings her keen eye for character to the "Lady with the Lamp," Florence Nightingale. Nightingale's service during the Crimean War, where she emphasized the importance of good sanitation and a calm demeanor among hospital workers, bringing hope to the injured and dying, made her a worldwide celebrity. At a time when a woman was expected to "[obey] her husband if she ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

Reef brings her keen eye for character to the "Lady with the Lamp." At a time when a woman was expected to "[obey] her h...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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