Physical Description:1 volume, unpaged : illustrations, chiefly color ; 29 cm print
Publisher:New York :Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt and Co.,2013.
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An introduction to the life and achievements of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first American female doctor. Describes the limited career prospects available to women in the early nineteenth-century, the opposition Blackwell faced while pursuing a medical education, and her pioneering medical career that opened doors for future generations of women.