A Step 3 beginning-reader biography of Civil War nurse and founder of the American Red Cross Clara Barton!
Meet a woman who outgrew her girhood shyness to became a fearless "Angel of the Battlefield"! This Step 3 biography follows Clara as she helps her brother recover from a terrible injury, overcomes her timidity and works as a teacher, and finally fights her way to the front lines of the Civil War, where she helps soldiers wounded in battle. Clara's story is a testament to the strength and grit of women, and is a role model who trancends history. Sarah Green's lovely and delicate illustrations render Clara's life in an appropriate and approachable way for young readers.
Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. For children who are ready to read on their own.