The Life of Clara Barton
Gillia M. Olson
Explore Clara Barton’s incredible life as a humanitarian in this unique timeline biography.
From teaching to nursing, then starting the American Red Cross, Clara Barton lived her life to help others in a time when people didn’t think a woman should lead. As the “Angel of the Battlefield,” she risked her life to help care for wounded Civil War soldiers. The conditions she saw inspired her to create the American Red Cross. She fought against gender discrimination and recognized the humanity that makes everyone equal. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Clara Barton’s major life moments for elementary readers.
Carefully leveled text and historical photos engage elementary readers and support history and social studies curriculum. Table of contents, glossary, index, further resources, timeline, and author bio are included.
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READING LEVEL: GRADE 3 AND UP
LEXILE LEVEL: 610L
ATOS LEVEL: Pending
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Lexile Levels: 550L - 610L
Trim Size: 6.5" x 9.5"