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A biography of the well-to-do woman who defied social convention in order to establish nursing as a respectable career for women, and bring about reforms in hospital conditions and nursing care.
George Washington Carver recounts the story of his life and shares his faith and dependence upon his Savior, Jesus Christ.
Presents the life of Gerald Ford, including his childhood, education, employment, and political career.
Presents the life of James Buchanan, including his childhood, education, employment, and political career.
Follows the life and works of the popular nineteenth-century English author.
Presents the life of William McKinley, including his childhood, education, employment, and political career.
Presents a biography of the statesman who grew up in the South during the Civil War and served as President of Princeton University, Governor of New Jersey, and President of the United States during World War I.
For over half a century the stories of Marguerite Henry have taken readers on journeys through space and time, from the barrier islands off the Atlantic coast, to the Grand Canyon of Arizona, and from eighteenth century to nineteenth century America. Every trip through the books Marguerite Henry book is an adventure that lives on in the reader's memory long after the final page is read. This warm-hearted biography is a welcome introduction to Marguerite Henry. It is also a great place to learn how this little sister in hand-me-down clothes grew into one of the world's most beloved writers.
Traces the childhood, education, employment, political career, and presidency of the man nicknamed "Old Rough and Ready. "
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