Faithful Friend: The Story of Florence Nightingale
Faithful Friend The Story of Florence Nightingale Author:Beatrice Siegel Florence Nightingale is known as the mother of modern nursing. — Florence was extraordinary, especially for her time. Born in 1820 into a wealthy family, she was expected to enjoy a carefree life of parties, marriage, and children. Proper young ladies didn't concern themselves with medicine - hospitals were filthy, and nurses did little more that... more » hold the hands of sick patients.
Florence worked hard to change this, training her nurses and caring tirelessly for her patients. She became ta heroine during the Crimean War, when she gathered together a group of nurses and bravely headed for the battle front to care for British soldiers.
This is the dramatic story of Florence Nightingale's life, on the battlefields and in the hospitals.« less