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Audrey Evans: Not Your Ordinary Doctor

Audrey Evans: Not Your Ordinary Doctor (Hardback)

By Butler, Heidi Bright
Illustrated by Neogi, Joyeeta

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This is a biography of Dr. Audrey Evans, a pediatrician who has been called a medical pioneer for discoveries that improve treatment for children with a form of cancer called neuroblastoma. She is also credited with making hospitals less frightening for children and with coming u...p with the idea for Ronald McDonald houses to provide families with an affordable place to stay when their children are hospitalized. In retirement she co-founded a faith-based middle school in inner city Philadelphia.The book includes entertaining stories about her childhood as well as information about her medical career and hobbies. In a review, a teacher wrote, The book is more than a platform for encouraging ambitious career goals. It includes references to history and geography, instances which demonstrate character development, and nuggets of wisdom about the value of caring for others. In its pages readers will find compelling lessons about growing up to live a meaningful life.
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ISBN 9780578571577
Released AU 26 Nov 2019
Publisher Bright Pages Publishing
Format Hardback
Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9780578571577
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Bright Pages Publishing
Imprint Bright Pages Publishing
Released 26 Nov 2019
Publication Country
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Butler, Heidi Bright
Illustrated by Neogi, Joyeeta
Category History
Technology & Applied Sciences
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
Disability & Illness
Literature: Texts
Family, Home & Self Help
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 254mm
Spine: 8mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 426g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile