Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific

by Mary Cronk Farrell

Under threat of attack from the Japanese—and later, in captivity—U.S. military nurses in the Philippines continued their work despite few medical supplies and no food. Foreword by First Lieutenant Diane Carlson Evans, ANC RVN. Glossary. List of nurses. Select time line. Endnotes. Bibliography. Web-site resources. Index. Black-and-white and full-color maps, photographs, and reproductions of artifacts.

ISBN: 9781419710285

JLG Release: April 2014

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  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781419710285

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Hardcover edition

    Publisher

    Abrams

    Page Count

    160

    Trim Size

    8 1/2" x 10"

    Dewey Classification

    940.54/757

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 7, Points: 7

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 8.5, Points: 11

    Lexile

    Level: 1000L

    Awards & Honors

    Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2014, Nonfiction; Booklist Editors’ Choice 2014, Nonfiction, Older Readers; 2015 Amelia Bloomer Project List, Middle Grade, Nonfiction; Capitol Choices 2015

    Genre

    Nonfic


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