Clara Barton

Spirit of the American Red Cross

Clara Barton

Illustrated by: Simon Sullivan
For Ages: 6 - 8
Clara Barton was very shy and sensitive, and not always sure of herself. But her fighting spirit and desire to help others drove her to become one of the world's most famous humanitarians. Learn all about the life of the woman who formed the American Red Cross.
  • Simon Spotlight | 
  • 48 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689865138 | 
  • August 2004 | 
  • Grades 1 - 3 | 
  • Lexile ® 670L
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About the Author

Patricia Lakin
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Patricia Lakin

Patricia Lakin, a former elementary school teacher and an award-winning author, has written more than fifty published works. Her books, both fiction and nonfiction, span multiple age groups—from toddlers to middle graders. Patricia lives in New York City with her husband, Lee Koenigsberg. They have two grown sons, Aaron and Benjahmin. When not reading, writing, or researching, she can be found traveling with Lee to far-off places in the world.

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