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8 edition of Mary on horseback found in the catalog.

Mary on horseback

three mountain stories

by

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Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965.,
    • Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Frontier Nursing Service, inc.,
    • Nurses -- Kentucky -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Medical care -- Kentucky -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Nurses.,
    • Women -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      Tells the stories of three families who were helped by the work of Mary Breckinridge, the first nurse to go into the Appalachian Mountains and give medical care to the isolated inhabitants. Includes an afterword with facts about Breckinridge and the Frontier Nursing Service she founded.

      Edition Notes

      StatementRosemary Wells ; pictures by Peter McCarty.
      ContributionsMcCarty, Peter, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRT37.B72 W44 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL695940M
      ISBN 100803721544, 0803721552
      LC Control Number97043409

      Biography. Tourtel was born Mary Caldwell, the youngest child of Samuel Caldwell, a stained-glass artist and stonemason, and his wife Sarah. Mary studied art under Thomas Sidney Cooper at the Sidney Cooper School of Art in Canterbury (now the University for the Creative Arts), and became a children's book she married an assistant editor of The Daily Express, Herbert Bird Born: Mary Caldwell, 28 January , Canterbury, .   The Pack Horse Librarians Of Eastern Kentucky In s Kentucky, in coal country, books made their way to remote and isolated regions of the state through The Pack Horse .

        The Women Who Rode Miles on Horseback to Deliver Library Books They were known as the “book women.” They would saddle up, usually at dawn, to . Maternity is the young woman’s battlefield,” wrote Mary Breckinridge in “It is more dangerous, more painful, more mutilating than war, and as. Call the Midwife: Nurses on Horseback in the Appalachian Mountains. Christine M. Kreiser ancestors”—a phrase coined by William Goodell Frost in his book about the distinct.

        Twelve-year-old Mary was disabled at the age of four by the same virus that took the life of her mother. While she longs to have a horse of her own, she's limited to reading horse books. A talented artist, she spends her days on a blanket in the grass sketching the horses at the farm next door. She falls in love with one of the foals and is outraged to learn the filly is considered worthless. Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough traces the early life of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. McCullough examines Theodore's love of the outdoors, his health problems, and his family relations. He also discusses Theodore's time at Harvard University, his first marriage, and his entrance into politics. These experiences helped shape and influence Roosevelt's later years, as President of the United.


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Mary Breckinridge, trained as a nurse during World War I, rode on horseback into the isolated mountains of Appalachia and never looked back.

Mary Breckinridge, trained as a nurse during World War I, rode on horseback into the isolated mountains of Appalachia and never looked back/5.

Mary on horseback book Breckinridge, trained as a nurse during World War I, rode on horseback into the isolated mountains of Appalachia and never looked back.

Instead, she spent her life fording icy streams and climbing untracked mountains to bring medical help to those in need.

More nurses on horseback joined Mary and the Frontier Nursing Service was by: 2. MARY ON HORSEBACK by Rosemary Wells is a beautifully written account of how Mary Breckinridge devoted her life to helping people of rural Appalachia during the 's and 30's.

In an area where there were no hospitals or doctors, Mary established a nursing service and Cited by: 2. Rosemary Wells discovered Mary Breckinridge while traveling in Kentucky on a book tour.

She has spent three years researching her subject in dusty archives and courthouses, and interviewing. Mary on Horseback Zoom There are no hospitals or doctors in the Appalachian Mountains in the s, so Mary Breckinridge founds the Frontier Nursing Service to help those in need.

Mary on Horseback $ Item #: AA Add to Cart. Add to Wish List. This item is eligible for FREE Media Mail shipping on orders over $25 (to the U.S Your children will certainly develop a broader vocabulary and a deeper understanding of history through this book, but they will also be encouraged to dream and consider the future.

What. InMary Breckinridge (who had been a nurse in WWI) learned about the nonexistent medical facilities in Appalachian Kentucky, and founded the Frontier Nursing Service — a group of women who traveled by horseback. Mary on Horseback gives us a peak into the incredible life of Mary Breckinridge, who founded the Frontier Nursing Service in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky.

In this book, we hear about Mary from three different stories. John tells us about how Mary helps save his father's crushed leg. ''Mary on Horseback'' tells the story of Mary Breckinridge, a famous Appalachian nurse.

See if you know what happens in this book by using these. Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories is a biography of Mary Breckenridge, a woman who inafter the deaths of both her children and two husbands, founded the Frontier Nursing Service to bring midwifery and health services to the poor of Appalachia.

A descendant of a distinguished family that included a U.S. vice president and a Congressman and diplomat, she funded. Tells the stories of three families who were helped by the work of Mary Breckinridge, the first nurse to go into the Appalachian Mountains and give medical care to the isolated inhabitants.

Includes an afterword with facts about Breckinridge and the Frontier Nursing Service she founded. THE NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling novel, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a powerful message about how the written word affects people--a story of hope and heartbreak, raw courage and strength splintered with poverty and oppression, and one woman's chances beyond the darkly hollows.

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Reprint. Originally published by Dial Books for Young Readers, Tells the stories of three families who were helped by the work of Mary Breckinridge, the first nurse to go into the Appalachian Mountains and give medical care to the isolated : Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories by Rosemary Wells and Peter McCarty Mary Breckenridge began the Frontier Nursing Service to provide medical care - and.

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Also tells about Breckrinridge and Frontier Nursing Service she : Mary On Horseback: Three Mountain Stories Written by Rosemary Wells. Mary Breckinridge was the daughter of a well-to-do family with strong political ties to the US government. Her father was the U.S. ambassador to Czar Nicholas II of Russia, her grandfather was a US Vice President.

Get this from a library. Mary on horseback: three mountain stories. [Rosemary Wells; Peter McCarty] -- Tells the stories of three families who were helped by the work of Mary Breckinridge, the first nurse to go into the Appalachian Mountains and give medical care to the isolated inhabitants.

Includes. Mary on Horseback is an interesting and inspiring story -- I don't remember hearing about Mary Breckinridge before, but this is a great introduction to her work, written in three short stories that also help give children a picture of what this time period and region were like.

After losing two husbands and two children, Mary Breckinridge could have given in to despair, but instead she gave. Master storyteller Rosemary Wells tells the incredible true story of a World War I nurse who brought medical care to the Appalachians. Mary Breckinridge, trained as a nurse during World War I, rode on.

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