Native American Doctor: The Story of Susan LaFlesche Picotte

Native American Doctor: The Story of Susan LaFlesche Picotte

by Jeri Ferris
     
 

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A biography of the young Omaha Indian woman who became the first Native American woman to graduate from medical school.

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A biography of the young Omaha Indian woman who became the first Native American woman to graduate from medical school.

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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Black and white photographs illustrate the life of Picotte who was the first Native American woman to obtain a medical degree. Her life was complicated by the conflicts of her upbringing in Native American, and the need to be a part of the society that provided her education and training. The book has been widely reviewed and is the recipient of many awards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876145487
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Series:
Trailblazers Biographies Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
1110L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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