This biography introduces young readers in grades 1-4 to the life and work of the first woman doctor in the United States, Elizabeth Blackwell. This 24-page book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, a time line, and an extension activity.
Women in Science and Technology: Elizabeth Blackwell gives readers a brief biography of the first woman doctor in the United States. This biography presents the struggles Elizabeth Blackwell faced to achieve her goal of practicing medicine. It also describes her other accomplishments, such as starting a clinic for women and establishing a women's medical school. Discover how this pioneer in medicine and women's equality changed the world forever.
The Women in Science and Technology collection introduces students to influential women. With detailed biographies, this series features women in a variety of exciting fields, from astronauts to medical doctors. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, a time line, and an extension activity.