Clara Barton wanted to help people from the time she was a child. She turned her compassion for others into several careers, including teaching and nursing. Risking her life to assist soldiers during the Civil War turned her into an American hero. She went on to found the American Red Cross.
Time For Kids® Biographies help make a connection between the lives of past heroes and the events of today. Clara Barton created an organization that helps the needy and the injured during national crises and natural disasters. We still benefit from her greatest work—the Red Cross—today.
|Series:||Time For Kids Biographies Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)|
|Lexile:||820L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||6 - 10 Years|
About the Author
The editors of TIME For Kids® are committed to informing millions of kids about the world and their place in it. As part of a national news organization, they bring expert and age-appropriate reporting and photography from around the globe to books, classroom magazines, and a website.
The editors of TIME For Kids® are frequent visitors to classrooms all over the country. And the TFK Kid Reporters have appeared on The Today Show, CBS Morning Show, CNN, and Fox News.
TFK editors also publish the TIME For Kids® Science Scoops series, giving kids the inside scoop on the world’s most fascinating topics.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
My favorite character in this book was Clara, because she¿s the angel of the battlefield. I liked the part of the book when Clara was a born baby on Christmas Eve. Then her dad named her nickname little pupil. Then she went ice-skating and fell down and never told her parents.