Florence Nightingale: Lady with the Lamp

Florence Nightingale: Lady with the Lamp

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Overview

Tells the life story of Florence Nightingale, the English nurse who reformed military hospitals during the Crimean War and became the founder of modern nursing. Written in graphic-novel format.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736879026
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Capstone Graphic Biographies Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,109,581
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Trina Robbins grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother, a second-grade schoolteacher, taught her to read at age four. She says, "It is the greatest gift anyone has ever given to me." Robbins turned her love of books into a lifelong career. For more than 30 years, she has been writing graphic novels and children's books. Her work includes comics such as Wonder Woman and Powerpuff Girls, as well as GoGirl!, her own graphic novel series for girls.

Table of Contents

A life of luxury -- A call to nursing -- Florence goes to war -- The lady with the lamp.

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