Mary On Horseback

Author: Rosemary Wells
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780606202435
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Tells the stories of three families who were helped by the work of Mary Breckinridge, the first nurse to go into the Appalachian Mountains and give medical care to the isolated inhabitants.

Teaching Literary Elements With Short Stories

Author: Tara McCarthy
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439098434
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Recognizing the symbols, similes, and metaphors in a story adds depth not only
to the plot, but to the author's purpose in writing a story. To help students discover
and explore the literary elements like symbolism, similes, and metaphors invite
them to read "How Many Stars in My Crown?" by Rosemary Wells, from her book
Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories. Story Summary • • • Set in the
Appalachian Mountains in 1932, this story is told from the first-person point of
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Nursing S Greatest Leaders

Author: Dr. David Anthony Forrester, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826130089
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Mary Breckinridge Hospital. Retrieved November 7, 2014, from
locations/Mary_Breckinridge/our_ history.aspx Breckinridge, M. (1981). Wide
neighborhoods: A story of the frontier nursing service. Lexington, KY: University
Press of Kentucky. (Original work published 1952) Bullough, V. L. (1988). Mary
Breckinridge. In V. L. Bullough ... Mary on horseback, three mountain stories.
New York, NY: Dial Press. West, E. (2013). History, organization and the
changing culture of ...


Author: Dottie Brown
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9780822540830
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Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories. New York: Dial Books for Young
Readers, 1998. In the 1920s, Mary Breckinridge became the first nurse to give
medical care to families living in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky. The
author tells the inspiring stories of three families who were helped by Mary
Breckinridge. Fiction Lawlor, Laurie. Adventure on the Wilderness Road, 1775.
New York: Minstrel Books, 1999. Based on the experiences of an actual pioneer
family, this book ...

The Reading Teacher S Book Of Lists

Author: Edward B. Fry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118429664
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Water Dance, Thomas Locker Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls Witch
Week, Dianna Wynne Jones Grade Four A Crack in the Clouds and Other Poems
, Constance Levy A Dog Called Kitty, Bill Wallace A Light in the Attic, Shel
Silverstein Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days!, Stephen Manes Beezus and
Ramona, Beverly Cleary Cockroach Cooties, Laurence Yep Granny Torrelli
Makes Soup, Sharon Creech Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, J. K. Rowling
; Mary ...

The Kid S Book Club

Author: Desiree Webber
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088186
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San Diego: Harcourt Brace J ovanovich, 1991. [31 pages] Both Appalachia born,
author and illustrator present an honest and beautiful creation about the region
and its people. An award-winning title. Wells, Rosemary. Mary on Horseback:
Three Mountain Stories. Illustrated by Peter McCarty. New York: Dial Books for
Young Readers, 1988. [55 pages] In 1923, Mary Breckinridge, an affluent young
woman, came to the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky to begin a lifetime of
caring for ...

Encyclopedia Of World Scientists

Author: Elizabeth H. Oakes
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438118821
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The FNS hospital in Hyden, kentucky, was renamed the Mary Breckenridge
Hospital in honor of its founder. In further tribute, the United States Postal Service
created a 77-cent postage stamp bearing the likeness of Mary Breckenridge. And
in 998, children's author Rosemary Wells wrote a book about Breckenridge and
the FNS entitled Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories, with an afterword
briefly recounting Breckenridge's biography and the birth of the FNS. Brewster,
Sir ...

Elementary And Middle School Social Studies

Author: Pamela J. Farris
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478628901
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Illus. K. Nelson. New York: Jump at the Sun/Hyperion. The spiritual journey of
Harriet Tubman follows the voice of God as she travels north to freedom to
escape slavery. (Gr. 4–6) Wells, R. 1998. Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain
Stories. New York: Dial. Nurse Mary Breckenridge travels on horseback to the
isolated mountains of Kentucky and exhibits the goodness and vitality of an
undercelebrated heroine. (Gr. 4–6) ———. 2002. Wingwalker. Illus. B. Selznick.
New York: Hyperion.

Appalachian Heritage

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Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories. New York: Dial Books for Young
Readers /Penguin, Putnam, Inc., 1998. 55 pages with pictures by Peter McCarty.
Hardback in dust jacket. $16.99. Rosemary Wells (b. 1943) is a prolific children's
book author from New York. She was inspired to write this book when she read
about Mary Breckinridge (1881-1965), who in the 1920s founded the Frontier
Nursing Service in Leslie County, Kentucky. Designed for middle elementary
readers, ...