Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?

The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell

Tanya Lee Stone; illustrations by Marjorie Priceman

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In the 1830s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers. Some women could be teachers or seamstresses, but career options were few. Certainly no women were doctors.

But Elizabeth refused to accept the common beliefs that women weren’t smart enough to be doctors, or that they were too weak for such hard work. And she would not take no for an answer. Although she faced much opposition, she worked hard and finally—when she graduated from medical school and went on to have a brilliant career—proved her detractors wrong. This inspiring story of the first female doctor shows how one strong-willed woman opened the doors for all the female doctors to come.

An NPR Best Book of 2013

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Tanya Lee Stone; illustrations by Marjorie Priceman

Tanya Lee Stone loves to write about women pushing boundaries where no woman has before, in books like Elizabeth Leads the Way, Almost Astronauts, and now Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors? Her work has received such accolades as the ALA Robert F. Sibert Award, SCBWI Golden Kite Award, Bank Street’s Flora Steiglitz Straus Award, and the Jane Addams Children’s Book, Boston Globe-Horn Book, and NCTE Orbis Pictus honors.

Marjorie Priceman has twice received Caldecott Honors, one for her illustrations in Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin! and one for Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride, which she both wrote and illustrated. She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?
The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
Tanya Lee Stone; illustrations by Marjorie Priceman

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NPR Best Book of the Year

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners
February 2013
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427232434
ISBN10: 1427232431
Picture Book Nonfiction
Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: k to 3
$1.99

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Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books
February 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805090482
ISBN10: 0805090487
Picture Book Nonfiction
8.5 x 11 inches, 40 pages, full color throughout
Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: k to 3
$17.99

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Kindle Format 8
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books
February 2013
Kindle Format 8
ISBN: 9781466831780
ISBN10: 1466831782
eBook Picture Book - Amazon
8.5 x 11 inches, 40 pages, full color throughout
Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: k to 3
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