Who Was Clara Barton? (Who Was?) (Paperback)

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By Stephanie Spinner, Who HQ, David Groff (Illustrator)
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Clarissa “Clara” Barton was a shy girl who grew up to become a teacher, nurse, and humanitarian.  At a time when few women worked outside the home, she became the first woman to hold a government job, as a patent clerk in Washington, DC. In 1864, she was appointed “lady in charge” of the hospitals at the front lines of the Union Army, where she became known as the “Angel of the Battlefield.” Clara Barton built a career helping others.  She went on to found the American Red Cross, one of her greatest accomplishments, and one of the most recognized organizations in the world.

About the Author


Stephanie Spinner is a full-time writer of children's books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780448479538
ISBN-10: 0448479532
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: July 24th, 2014
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Who Was?