Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield

Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield

Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield

Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield

Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield

Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield

Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield

Biography (nonfiction), 1,197 words, Level V (Grade 4), Lexile 900L

The American Red Cross helps people all over the United States and the world, but it began with one woman: Clara Barton. Readers will learn about her childhood, her time as a teacher, and her work helping wounded soldiers during the Civil War as well as her other remarkable humanitarian efforts. Photographs, maps, and illustrations support the text.