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Other titles in the Women's Hall of Fame series:
Fabulous Female Physicians (Women's Hall of Fame)by Sharon Kirsh
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The Women's Hall of Fame Series explores the contributions and achievements of women around the world. Each book focuses on a specific area of endeavour. This book of ten biographies looks at amazing women - both living and in the past - whose lives and accomplishments make for exciting reading. Besides Emily Stowe and AIDS doctor Louise Teasdale, the book includes accessible stories about on early Native woman doctor, Susan LaFleche Picotte; Maria Montessori, who later became the founder of a world-wide movement in education; Haitian-born physician Carolle-Jean Murat, who has overcome devastating poverty and prejudice to become a world-renowned physician and educator; and Joy Seager, the "Kangaroo Island doctor" of Australi
Women have been doctors for a very long time. From a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, they have surmounted great odds to heal and help their communities. This book of ten biographies features women from around the world, past and present. Besides three of Canada's own, including Emily Stowe and AIDS doctor Lucille Teasdale, the book includes accessible stories about an early Native woman doctor, Susan LaFlesche Picotte; Maria Montessori, who later became the founder of a world-wide movement in education; Haitian-born Carolle Jean-Murat, who has overcome devastating poverty and prejudice to become a world-renowned physician and educator; and Joy Seager, the Kangaroo Island doctor of Australia. An introduction, photographs, and illustrative and boxed material make this book both fun reading and a useful resourse.
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