Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Clara Barton

In Angel of the Battlefield, Felix and Maisie travel back in time to Massachusetts in 1836 where they meet a young Clara Barton who would later become founder of the American Red Cross.  Clara Barton is an important historical figure who played a profound role in the American Civil War.

Learn about Clara Barton by reading about her at the American Red Cross website or by reading a short biography from Women in History. 

There are also a number of biographies of Clara Barton that can be checked out from the library including:

Clara Barton by Christy Devillier
Clara Barton: I Want to Help! by Cathy East Dubowski

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