Florence Nightingale

From the Series On My Own Biography

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

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.

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978-0-87614-102-1
$7.99 $7.99
978-1-57505-712-5
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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2003
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand On My Own Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™, Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2003-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.3
BISACS JNF007120, JNF024000, JNF007090
Dewey 610.73'092
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.875 x 8.5
Lexile 560
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 66262
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Awards

  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2003

Illustrator: Nicolas Debon

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.

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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 →