By John L. Smith
Age Range: 9-13 years
Grade Level: 4 - 7
Lexile Level: 1210L
Ebook ISBN: 978-1-953055-30-9
Series: Fields of Silver and Gold (Book 6)
The Fields of Silver and Gold series brings the past alive. Meet the trailblazers and the pioneers, the first people and the famous explorers, the legends and the everyday heroes that shaped the history, land, and culture of the West. Their powerful stories will fascinate and inspire you.
Healers. Scientists. Innovators.
Life in the early West was dangerous, full of injuries, accidents, and illnesses. Drs. Eliza Cook, W.H.C. Stephenson, and Charles Daggett stand out as firsts in the field of trained medical doctors, yet countless lives were saved by less well-known doctors, shamans, traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, midwives, and nurses.