Clara Barton by Mary Catherine Rose TW2684


 

Clara Barton by Mary Catherine Rose TW2684

Clara Barton by Mary Catherine Rose TW2684

Clara Barton by Mary Catherine Rose, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TW2684, 1974, 64 pages. Illustrated by Lisl Weil.

DESCRIPTION:“Clara Barton always knew what she wanted to do- and she did it!
When she was a girl, she learned to ride the wildest horses.
When she grew up, she wanted to go right on the battlefield to help soldiers. She became the most famous nurse of the Civil War.
She tried for years to get the United States to join the Red Cross. At last she got her way. Clara Barton’s whole life was an adventure!

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About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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