Crown of Life: The Story of Mary Roberts Rinehart

Crown of Life: The Story of Mary Roberts Rinehart

by Sybil Downing


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Mary Roberts Rinehart is well known for her mystery writing and for being one of the first female war correspondents. What is perhaps less well known is how far her strong determination and desire to help people extended. Crown of Life offers a fictionalization of her life from her decision to go to nursing school despite her parents wishes to her eventual marriage to Dr. Rinehart and her adventure through Glacier National Park. Crown of Life certainly offers an exciting glimpse into the life of Mary Roberts Rinehart. Ages 12 and up

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781879373181
Publisher: Rinehart, Roberts Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/1992
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Sybil Downing and Jane Valentine Barker have won two Top Hand Awards from the Colorado Authors League and have coauthored two series of historical fiction and biographies for children and young adults. Novelist Sybil Downing is chair of the Colorado State Board of Education. Jane Barker, novelist and historical columnist, frequently speaks on the writing of history for young adults. They both live in Boulder, Colorado.

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