Clara Barton : Founder of the American Red Cross

Augusta Stevenson

Marguerite Gavin (Narrator)

09-01-01

2hrs 21min

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Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography

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09-01-01

2hrs 21min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography

Description

Young Clara Barton is shy and lonely in her early days at boarding school. She is snubbed by the other girls because she doesn't know how to talk to them. But when she gets an opportunity to assist the local doctor, her shyness disappears, and Clara begins to discover her true calling as a nurse.

When her beloved dog, Patch, is run over by a wagon, Clara nurses him back to health. Clara will grow up to become the founder of the American Red Cross and the most famous woman in America!

Geared for children ages eight and up, the Childhoods of Famous Americans series is lively and inspirational, an ideal way to sweep today's young reader into the era of America's historical heroes.

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Language English
Release Day Aug 31, 2001
Release Date September 1, 2001
Release Date Machine 999302400
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Children's Books, Biographies, Children/YA
Author Bio
Augusta Stevenson

Augusta Stevenson was a prolific author who taught in the Indianapolis public schools during the early twentieth century. She wrote over four hundred books and is best known for her series, Childhood of Famous Americans.

Narrator Bio
Marguerite Gavin

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. She has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”

Overview

Young Clara Barton is shy and lonely in her early days at boarding school. She is snubbed by the other girls because she doesn't know how to talk to them. But when she gets an opportunity to assist the local doctor, her shyness disappears, and Clara begins to discover her true calling as a nurse.

When her beloved dog, Patch, is run over by a wagon, Clara nurses him back to health. Clara will grow up to become the founder of the American Red Cross and the most famous woman in America!

Geared for children ages eight and up, the Childhoods of Famous Americans series is lively and inspirational, an ideal way to sweep today's young reader into the era of America's historical heroes.

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