Mary Walker Wears the Pants

The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero

By Cheryl Harness; Carlo Molinari (Illustrator)
(Albert Whitman & Company, Hardcover, 9780807549902, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 2013

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Mary Edwards Walker was unconventional for her time: She was one of the first women doctors in the country, she was a suffragist, and she wore pants And when the Civil War struck, she took to the battlefields in a modified Union uniform as a commissioned doctor. For her service she became the only woman ever to earn the Medal of Honor. This picture book biography tells the story of a remarkable woman who challenged traditional roles and lived life on her own terms

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