Mary Seacole

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Evans Brothers, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
Mary Seacole (1805–1881) was born in Kingston, Jamaica. She learned about the healing powers of plants from her African mother and devoted her life to caring for the sick. She became famous during the Crimean War when she nursed wounded soldiers. She was one of the first true nurses in Victorian Britain.

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This is a short, simple account of Mary Seacole’s life, with lots of “real” pictures (photographs and contemporary engravings or other images of the people and places mentioned). We like it. It’s also ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

John Malam is the author of several children's books, including Dinosaur Atlas, Scary Creatures of the Night, and You Wouldn't Want to Be a Pirate's Prisoner!

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