{books} Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell Author Tanya Lee Stone – Andy-palmer.co.uk


Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell A nonfiction picture book telling the inspiring story of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor, by the author of Elizabeth Leads the WayIn the s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers Some women could be teachers or seamstresses, but career options were few Certainly no women were doctors But Elizabeth refused to accept the common beliefs that women weren t smart enough to be doctors, or that they were too weak for such hard work And she would not take no for an answer Although she faced much opposition, she worked hard and finally when she graduated from medical school and went on to have a brilliant career proved her detractors wrong This inspiring story of the first female doctor shows how one strong willed woman opened the doors for all the female doctors to comeWho Says Women Can t Be Doctorsby Tanya Lee Stone is an NPR Best Book of This title has Common Core connections

  • $0.00
  • 40 pages
  • Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Tanya Lee Stone
  • English
  • 12 August 2019
  • 1250183391

About the Author: Tanya Lee Stone

Tanya Lee Stone loves to write about women pushing boundaries where no woman has before, in books like Elizabeth Leads the Way,Almost Astronauts, and nowWho Says Women Can t Be Doctors Her work has received such accolades as the ALA Robert F Sibert Award, SCBWI Golden Kite Award, Bank Street s Flora Steiglitz Straus Award, and the Jane Addams Children s Book, Boston Globe Horn Book, and NCTE Orbis Pictus honors.Marjorie Priceman has twice received Caldecott Honors, one for her illustrations in Zin Zin Zin A Violinand one for Hot Air The Mostly True Story of the First Hot Air Balloon Ride, which she both wrote and illustrated She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.



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