"Clara Barton Founder of the American Red Cross" is a timely and dramatic story of a woman whose desire to alleviate suffering led to the founding of the American Red Cross. Clara Barton said of herself, "I follow the cannon," and wherever she went she bought cheer and healing. Robert Ball's handsome pencil drawings give the story the true feeling of the Civil War period, and are careful portraits of Clara Barton. A portion of the sales of this book will be donated to the American Red Cross. The book is companion in format to "Early American The Story of Paul Revere," Mildred Mastin Pace's popular biography of Paul Revere, along with seven other e-book's that are available on Kindle and Nook.
|Publisher:||Rejuvenate Your Books|
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About the Author
Mildred Mastin Pace was born in St Louis, Missouri, she and her family moved to Kentucky when she was fifteen. Her career as a writer began when she worked her way through Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, writing for newspapers. After college she went to New York and continued writing. Her distinguished writing career flowered in 1941 with her biography of Clara Barton. This book won The Herald Tribune Spring Festival Prize for most outstanding children’s book for the older age. In 1957, the children of Vermont voted her story, Old Bones the Wonder Horse, Kentucky Derby Champion, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher award. In 1970 she wrote My Japan. This is the story of one young girl’s life before, during and after the Hiroshima holocaust. It was while ferreting out material for many of the Mary Margaret McBride radio shows during 1936-1940, that she developed the research skills that made the writing of her books possible. She wrote three other biographies which are: Juliette Low, Early American, the story of Paul Revere and Friend of Animals, the story of Henry Bergh, founder of the A.S.P.C.A. She wrote one novel, Home Is Where the Heart Is. Two of her most popular books are Wrapped for Eternity, the story of the Egyptian Mummy and Pyramids, Tombs for Eternity. She lived with, her husband Clark, in wooded privacy in Garrison, New York. She was very active in the affairs of the local library. After Clark died she moved to Lexington, Kentucky to be close to family. She died on October 24th, 1992.