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Clara and Davie

The True Story of Young Clara Barton, Founder of the American Red Cross
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  • Item #: NTS535477
  • ISBN13: 9780545354776
  • Format: Hardcover Book
  • Pages: 40
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • Genre:
    Biography and Autobiography
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  • Grades: 2 - 4
  • Lexile® Measure: AD690L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level Q
  • DRA Level: 40
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From bestselling author Patricia Polacco's family tree: the true story of young Clara Barton.

Animals and flowers were Clara's best friends. She had a special way with critters and found joy in the beauty that sprang from the soil. But whenever Clara talked, her words didn't come out right. As hard as she tried, she could not get over her lisp.

Clara's older brother Davie understood that his sister was gifted. When folks made fun of Clara's stilted words, Davie was always at her side reminding her that she had a talent for healing creatures.

Davie told his sister, "Some day you are going to be a very great lady." And that's exactly what happened. Clara Barton became one of the most famous medical practitioners of all time, and founded the American Red Cross.

Clara and Davie

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