The Women in Medicine: Elizabeth Blackwell and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: Band 16/Sapphire by Isabel Thomas


The Women in Medicine: Elizabeth Blackwell and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: Band 16/Sapphire by Isabel Thomas

Find out all about two ground breaking figures in medicine - Elizabeth Blackwell and Elizabeth Garret Anderson, two women who fought to become doctors in the early 1800s. What was life like for women in the early nineteenth century, what obstacles did both women come up against and ultimately how did they succeed? * Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically.

About the Author

Isabel Thomas

ISABEL THOMAS is a science writer who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. She writes exciting non-fiction and fiction for children. When she's not writing, you'll find her experimenting, inventing, drawing, exploring and wearing out her library card. Her books include What You Need To Know Now, shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel read Human Sciences at Oxford University, before working in journalism and children's publishing. She lives in Cambridge, where she's zookeeper to three young sons and a primary school governor.

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56 pages
Interest Age: From 8


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Publication date

21st September 2015



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