Mary Walker Wears the Pants: The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero

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Mary Edwards Walker was unconventional for her time: She was one of the first women doctors in the country, she was a suffragist, and she wore pants! And when the Civil War struck, she took to the battlefields in a modified Union uniform as a commissioned doctor. For her service she became the only woman ever to earn the Medal of Honor. This picture book biography tells the story of a remarkable woman who challenged traditional roles and lived life on her own terms.

  • Hardcover.
  • 32 pages.
  • For ages: 4 - 8 years.


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