Elizabeth Blackwell

Physician and Health Educator

Our People
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Introduces the life and accomplishments of noted physician and health educator, Elizabeth Blackwell.

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978-1-61473-515-1
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Geography and History
Copyright 2004
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2003-08-01
BISACS JNF025170, JNF007050, JNF007020
Dewey 92
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 71921
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources National Library of Medicine
Spartacus Educational
About.com-About Women's History
  • A Life with a Purpose
  • Becoming a Doctor
  • Light, Air, and Exercise
  • Journey's End
  • Time Line
  • Glossary Terms
  • For Further Information
  • Index
Author: Deborah Kent

Deborah Kent was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, and grew up in nearby Little Falls. She graduated from Oberlin College and received a master's degree from Smith College School for Social Work. For four years, she was a social worker at University Settlement House on New York's Lower East Side. In 1975, Ms. Kent moved to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where she wrote her first young-adult novel, Belonging. In San Miguel, Ms. Kent helped to found the Centro de Crecimiento, a school for children with disabilities. Ms. Kent is the author of numerous young-adult novels and nonfiction titles for children. She lives in Chicago with her husband, children's author R. Conrad Stein, and their daughter, Janna.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Our People from School Library Journal on April 1, 2004

Both biographies have minimal fictionalization of conversation and emotion. Although Kent’s portrayal of these women is idealistic and simplified, the texts are fluid and appropriate for the target audience. Each book contains full-page sidebars that explain relevant topics, for… View →