There are no hospitals or doctors in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1920s, so Mary Breckinridge, founds the Frontier Nursing Service to help those in need.
Told through the eyes of three people whose lives she touched, this informative and inspirational story by author Rosemary Wells paints a clear picture of the life and service of this little known heroine.
A great education does more than simply fill your children with facts and figures. 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 do they want to do? Following the excellent example of Mary, you will be able to discuss the beauty of serving others, even without material reward. Uncover inspiration from history from this title and others in your 1st Grade or History / Bible / Literature A package.