The Newtown Bookshop is honored to host a Launch Party for Bucks County's own Frank Murphy and his new book "Brave Clara Barton" on Monday, February 26th starting at 6:00m! Frank will be speaking at 6:00pm along with meeting and greeting guests and signing his new book "Brave Clara Barton" as well as his other books. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to join the party!
ABOUT THE BOOK
A Step 3 beginning-reader biography of Civil War nurse and founder of the American Red Cross Clara Barton!
Meet a woman who outgrew her girhood shyness to became a fearless "Angel of the Battlefield"! This Step 3 biography follows Clara as she helps her brother recover from a terrible injury, overcomes her timidity and works as a teacher, and finally fights her way to the front lines of the Civil War, where she helps soldiers wounded in battle. Clara's story is a testament to the strength and grit of women, and is a role model who trancends history. Sarah Green's lovely and delicate illustrations render Clara's life in an appropriate and approachable way for young readers.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
FRANK MURPHY has taught a wide variety grades at the elementary school level in hte Council Rock School District. A history buff, baseball fan, and popular speaker, Frank is the author of many fun historical fiction books for young readers. including several popular Random House Step into Reading History Readers.
A Step 3 beginning-reader biography of Civil War nurse and founder of the American Red Cross Clara Barton
A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about Teddy Roosevelt and his efforts to protect our environment and establish national parks. Teddy battled asthma all his life, and the list of things he shouldn't do was long. But when people told him "you can't," he set about proving them wrong.
A funny, entertaining introduction to Ben Franklin and his many inventions, including the story of how he created the " magic square." A magic square is a box of nine numbers arranged so that any line of three numbers adds up to the same number, including on the diagonal Teachers and kids will love finding out about this popular teaching tool that is still used in elementary schools today.
Whether they're preparing for President's Day or whether they just like to eat, children will find much to devour in this leveled reader about Thomas Jefferson's role in America's culinary history
Children will delight at this little-known-story about our nation's first president, George Washington, that makes for perfect President's Day readers
Batter up It's 1919 and baseball is in trouble All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America's national pastime. It's up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball Can he do it, or will he strike out?
While nearly everyone has a memory of their own favorite tattered teddy bear, the details of the day President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear have been lost to time.