Florence Nightingale (Hardcover)
The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse
Clarion Books, 9780544535800, 192pp.
Publication Date: November 8, 2016
About the Author
Catherine Reef is the author of more than 40 nonfiction books, including many highly acclaimed biographies for young people. She lives in College Park, Maryland. www.catherinereef.com.
Praise For Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse…
—Bulletin, starred review
* "A vividly written, richly layered portrait of a fascinating woman whose life and work influenced and inspired many."
—Kirkus, starred review
* "A captivating and inspiring study of one woman’s perseverance and the good that came from it."
—Booklist, starred review
* "A lucid, handsomely designed volume."
—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"With accessible language, a linear story line, and photographs interspersed throughout, this is a great addition to any library. Recommended for students writing reports and others who want to learn about the remarkable 'Lady with the Lamp.'"
—School Library Journal
"...well written and thorough..."