Mary On Horseback

Author: Rosemary Wells
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780141308159
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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.

Teaching Literary Elements With Short Stories

Author: Tara McCarthy
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439098434
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Recognizing the symbols, similes, and metaphors in a story adds depth not only
to the plot, but to the author's purpose in writing a story. To help students discover
and explore the literary elements like symbolism, similes, and metaphors invite
them to read "How Many Stars in My Crown?" by Rosemary Wells, from her book
Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories. Story Summary • • • Set in the
Appalachian Mountains in 1932, this story is told from the first-person point of
view of ...

Nursing S Greatest Leaders

Author: Dr. David Anthony Forrester, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826130089
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Mary Breckinridge Hospital. Retrieved November 7, 2014, from
locations/Mary_Breckinridge/our_ history.aspx Breckinridge, M. (1981). Wide
neighborhoods: A story of the frontier nursing service. Lexington, KY: University
Press of Kentucky. (Original work published 1952) Bullough, V. L. (1988). Mary
Breckinridge. In V. L. Bullough ... Mary on horseback, three mountain stories.
New York, NY: Dial Press. West, E. (2013). History, organization and the
changing culture of ...


Author: Dottie Brown
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9780822540830
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Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories. New York: Dial Books for Young
Readers, 1998. In the 1920s, Mary Breckinridge became the first nurse to give
medical care to families living in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky. The
author tells the inspiring stories of three families who were helped by Mary
Breckinridge. Fiction Lawlor, Laurie. Adventure on the Wilderness Road, 1775.
New York: Minstrel Books, 1999. Based on the experiences of an actual pioneer
family, this book ...

The Reading Teacher S Book Of Lists

Author: Edward B. Fry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118429664
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Water Dance, Thomas Locker Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls Witch
Week, Dianna Wynne Jones Grade Four A Crack in the Clouds and Other Poems
, Constance Levy A Dog Called Kitty, Bill Wallace A Light in the Attic, Shel
Silverstein Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days!, Stephen Manes Beezus and
Ramona, Beverly Cleary Cockroach Cooties, Laurence Yep Granny Torrelli
Makes Soup, Sharon Creech Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, J. K. Rowling
; Mary ...

Bold Women Of Medicine

Author: Susan Latta
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613734409
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Walker, Mary. HIT Essays on Women's Rights. New York: American News
Company, 1871. *Walker, Sally M. Frozen Secrets: Antarctica Revealed.
Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books, 2010 Walsh, Mary Roth. “Doctors Wanted,
No Women Need Apply”: Sexual Barriers in the Medical Profession, 1835–1975.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1977. *Wells, Rosemary. Mary on
Horseback: Three Mountain Stories. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers,
1998. Wilson, Dorothy ...

The Kid S Book Club

Author: Desiree Webber
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088186
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San Diego: Harcourt Brace J ovanovich, 1991. [31 pages] Both Appalachia born,
author and illustrator present an honest and beautiful creation about the region
and its people. An award-winning title. Wells, Rosemary. Mary on Horseback:
Three Mountain Stories. Illustrated by Peter McCarty. New York: Dial Books for
Young Readers, 1988. [55 pages] In 1923, Mary Breckinridge, an affluent young
woman, came to the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky to begin a lifetime of
caring for ...

Around The World With Historical Fiction And Folktales

Author: Beth Bartleson Zarian
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810848160
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Refer to complete information under Grades Kindergarten to 2. Wells, Rosemary.
Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories. New York: Viking, 1999. 54 pages.
ISBN 0-670-88923-7. New York: Puffin Books, 2000. 53 pages. ISBN 0-14-
130815-Xpbk. Lexile 660. Grades 3 to 6. Three stories illustrate the life of Mary
Breckenridge, founder of the Frontier Nursing Service in 1925 that provided
medical care to rural Appalachian Kentucky. Christopher Award, Horn Book
Fanfare Honor List ...