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91417: Florence Nightingale, Sower Series Florence Nightingale, Sower Series
By Mott Media, Llc

Florence went against the wishes of her wealthy parents and defied social custom when she took up a career that no respectable woman of that day would even consider. She became a nurse. History knows her now as "The Lady with the Lamp." Night after night she walked among the cots of wounded soldiers, carrying her kerosene lamp to light the darkness and wearing her cape to keep out the cold. She was always ready to bandage the wounds of a bleeding soldier, give a drink of water to a thirsty patient, or write a letter home for a private on his deathbed. Up until Florence's time, the hospitals in England were a disgrace. Could she better conditions? She would have to overcome the resistance of high officials, the apathy of the public, and even the ignorance of doctors. Throughout her life, Florence remembered the entry in her diary when she was still a girl: "God spoke to me and called me to His service." For ages 9 to 13.

633388: Your Story Hour Volume 7 - Audiobook on CD Your Story Hour Volume 7 - Audiobook on CD
By Your Story Hour

Children will listen and learn as they experience the historic adventures of Joan of Arc, John Bunyan, Albert Schweitzer, George Mueller, Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton, Louis Pastuer, Sir Wilfred T. Grenfell, Dwight L. Moody, John Wanamaker, George W. Carver, and Keith Argraves. Exciting, educational, and entertaining, these dramatizations feature sound effects, music, and professional actors portraying the high moral values demonstrated by men and women throughout history, and necessary for successful living today. 12 one-hour CDs in a vinyl storage case.


Preview the Amazon books using the links below.

Florence Nightingale
by Shannon Zemlicka (selected pages)

Florence Nightingale, Lady With the Lamp, Graphic Library
by Trina Robbins (selected pages)

Florence Nightingale, First Biographies
by Lola M. Schaefer, Wyatt Schaefer (selected pages)

Florence Nightingale,History Maker Bios
by Susan Bivin Aller (selected pages)

Life and Times, Florence Nightingale
by Emma Lynch (selected pages)

A Picture Book of Florence Nightingale
by Alexandra Wallner, John Wallner (selected pages)

Start-up Connections, Florence Nightingale
by Stewart Ross (selected pages)



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