Age 5-8
Grade K-3

Frank Murphy, Sarah Green

Brave Clara Barton

Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers Feb. 27, 2018)
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 childhood shyness to became a fearless "Angel of the Battlefield"! This Step 3 biography follows Clara Barton 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, grit, and persistence of women; Clara Barton is a role model who trancends history. Frank Murphy provides little known anecdotes about Clara's life and journeys with easy-to-read, lively writing. 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.
Step into Reading
1524715573 / 9781524715571
4.0 oz.
6.0 x 0.2 in.

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