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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781896764436
Author:
Kirsh, Sharon
Author:
Kirsh, Florence
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Location:
Toronto
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Subject:
Science & Technology - Medicine
Subject:
Women physicians
Subject:
Femmes mâedecins
Subject:
Technology - Medicine
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Women's Hall of Fame
Series Volume:
106-679
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
100
Dimensions:
8.98x5.80x.28 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
09-13

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"Synopsis" by , 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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