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Florence Nightingale: The Lady With The Lamp: A 15-Minute Biography

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24 pages9 minutes

Summary

Florence Nightingale went from being a child of the rich to the poorest conditions in war. Along the way she saved countless lives, changed the world of health care, created schools and trained countless nurses. She also wrote hundreds of books, and changed the way women and hospital patients were treated.
In Victorian England, Florence was one of the most important and famous women in the country. Many thought of her as the second most important woman in Britain. Queen Victoria was first.

Find out more about this founder of modern nursing in this short 15-minute children's biography.

Ages 10 and up.
Reading Level: 6.5

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