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Mary Walker Wears the Pants

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

Cheryl Harness, Carlo Molinari (Illustrator)


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Library Binding (8/1/2014)


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

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807549902, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2013

About the Author

Cheryl Harness is the author of many books for young people, including Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women; Young Abe Lincoln; and M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet. She lives in Independence, Missouri.

Carlo Molinari is the illustrator of several books for children including a recent edition of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. He lives in Italy.