From the Series On My Own Biography
Growing up in a wealthy family that believed nursing wasn’t a respectable job, Florence Nightingale was determined to help others. After more than sixty years of service as a nurse, she had helped to make nursing an honorable profession, left behind safer, cleaner hospitals, and saved countless lives.
|Grade 2 - Grade 4
|5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
|Lerner Publishing Group
|On My Own Books
|First Avenue Editions ™, Millbrook Press ™
|Number of Pages
|Reading Counts! Level
|JNF007090, JNF007120, JNF024000
|1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
|5.875 x 8.5
|Guided Reading Level
|ATOS Reading Level
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz
|Accelerated Reader® Points
|Awards, Teaching Guides, and Timeline
Author: Shannon Zemlicka
Shannon Zemlicka has written books for young readers about Pocahontas, Neil Armstrong, Florence Nightingale, mallard ducks, and many other topics. She lives with her cat and her dog in Arizona. When she isn't writing, she likes to explore the desert and see how many of its plants and animals she can name.
Illustrator: Nicolas Debon
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On My Own Biography
Engage readers’ interest and imagination! These award-winning biographies feature full-page illustrations. Written in story format, each book features pivotal episodes that reveal what kind of person the subject is (or was) and how he or she came to be famous. View available downloads →
- Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year