I Could Not Do Otherwise: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

Grateful American Book Prize Book of Honorable Mention As a teenager, Mary Edwards Walker determined she would no longer wear the confining corsets and long skirts society dictated women… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • Dewey: 610.92 [B]
  • Copyright: 2022


“This clearly written chronological biography, full of lively quotes from Walker’s writings and her frequent mentions in the press, is ideal for research projects.”—Booklist View →


“[A] fascinating introduction . . . Latta utilizes primary sources, from contemporary newspaper articles to photographs, to make Walker’s remarkable life come alive for readers.”—starred, School Library Journal View →


“An eye-opening and engaging tribute to a fascinating historical figure.” —Kirkus Reviews View →