Much of what we know about clean, organised hospital conditions today is thanks to florences hard work and research. The book is well illustrated and included lots of easy to remember and interesting facts about florence and her family. She excelled in mathematics and languages and was able to read and write french, german, italian, greek, and latin at an early age. What happened in 2020 2020 has been designated the international year of the nurse and midwife in honour of florence nightingales bicentenary. Florence nightingale is a famous british nurse who lived from 1820 1910. Nightingale wrote about many of the essential beliefs of. I read this book to my 2nd and 3rd grade girl scouts while we were working on the my. It tells the story of two sisters in france during world war ii, and their struggle to survive and resist the german occupation of france. Florence nightingale for children florence nightingale. Bbc florence nightingale an online story book about her life. Florence nightingale was a pioneer of nursing at a time when women. Often called the lady with the lamp, florence nightingale was a caring nurse and a leader.
Whats on at the museum welcome to the florence nightingale museum. See all books authored by florence nightingale, including notes on nursing. Florence nightingale includes a words on screen esongbook, that you can access instantly in your online account. When her family moved back to england in 1821, florence grew up in the family homes in hampshire and derbyshire. She became a leader of the team of nurses who helped wounded soldiers during the crimean war. This volume reports correspondence selected from the thousands of surviving letters with her. Florence nightingale museum london visit the florence. First published in 1914, florence nightingale to her nurses contains a selection of addresses given by nightingale to the probationers and nurses of the nightingale school at st. Florence nightingale collection at wayne state university library consists primarily of letters written by florence nightingale throughout her life. Florence nightingale and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle. Florence nightingale facts for kids national geographic kids. Nightingale was put in charge of nursing british and allied soldiers in turkey during the crimean war.
Named for her birthplace, she grew up in derbyshire, hampshire, and london, where her family maintained temporary homes. In 1820, the year of nightingale s birth, there had. Florence nightingale books list of books by author. Florence nightingale books free pdf books bookyards.
Florence nightingale was born in florence, italy on may 12, 1820. Florence nightingale national womens history museum. The nurses who completed the training were known as nightingale nurses. Florence nightingale, 18201910, english nurse, the founder of modern nursing, b. Florence nightingale for children florence nightingale ks1. Florence nightingale was born on may 12, 1820, to welltodo parents at their temporary residence in florence, italy. Feb 28, 2020 florence nightingale was a trailblazing figure in nursing who greatly affected 19th and 20thcentury policies around proper medical care. This riveting biography explores the exceptional life of a woman who defied the stifling conventions of victorian society to pursue what was considered an undesirable vocation. Florence nightingale was a nurse and she saved the lives of many soldiers during the crimean war. However, she is mostly known for making hospitals a cleaner and safer place to be. She was the lady carrying a lamp as she made her way through the dark and damp halls of a makeshift hospital where hundreds of. Florence nightingale books list of books by author florence. This great information booklet features a series of prompts with space for your children to fill out what they know about florence nightingale.
Florence nightingale 18201910 was an english social reformer, statistician, and pioneer of modern nursing. She improved the care of sick and wounded soldiers. She also made nursing a respectable career for women. Florence nightingale was born in florence, italy, on may 12, 1820. Florence nightingale was born to a wealthy family on the 12th may 1820 and she was named florence after the place of her birth.
Demi is the author and illustrator of many wellloved books for children, including the empty pot, liang and his magic paintbrush, and buddha stories. Given to him by his mother, it sparked a fascination with its subject, florence nightingale. Her book clearly establishes her vision of nursing as a genuine natural healing practice which concerns preventative medicine. The family moved back to london when florence was a young girl. She helped a lot of wounded soldiers during the crimean war to get better she was the first female to receive the order of merit, the highest honour awarded to a british person. Florence nightingale kids britannica kids homework help. She was a british nurse, statistician, and social reformer renowned for founding the tenets of modern nursing. Florence became a true hero to the soldiers and everyone back home in england. Very informative, but not so much information that it overwhelms kids. Aug 27, 2004 buy florence nightingale usborne famous lives 3. Click for more kids facts and information or download the worksheet collection.
Usborne famous lives retell the stories of fascinating people, bringing them vividly to life for confident readers. Florence nightingale 18201910 was a famous nurse who spent her life improving the standard of healthcare in britain and beyond. She became a leader of the team of nurses who helped wounded soldiers during the crimean war she was the first female to receive the order of merit, one of the highest honours awarded by the british monarch. She helped create the modern techniques of nursing. Florence nightingale biography and activities for kids. See which new books our editors chose as this months favorites for kids of all. She also was an early user of graphs to display information. Books by florence nightingale author of notes on nursing. Florence nightingale for children florence nightingale ks1 and. Most people know florence nightingale was a compassionate and legendary nurse, but they dont know her full story. She helped to make hospitals more sanitary places and wrote books about how. Florence nightingale was born to wealthy english parents in florence, italy, and from an early age studied nursing and the care of the sick. Florence nightingale was convinced that all nurses should be properly trained, and in 1860 she set up the nightingale training school for nurses at st thomass hospital, london.
This poem for kids about florence nightingale, the pioneering nurse, was written by british childrens writer paul perro in 2008. Florence parents hated the idea of her becoming a nurse but finally allowed her to follow her dreams. This clip would be relevant for teaching history at key stage 1, key stage 2. Florence nightingale was a victorianera english woman who greatly improved the care of sick and dying soldiers during the crimean war. Nov 14, 2008 w hen florence nightingale died, aged 90, in 1910, a female doctor signed the certificate that allowed the event to be recorded and registered. The soldiers called her the lady with the lamp because she would work all night, comforting those in need. Florence nightingale was born on may 12, 1820 in florence, italy. She was the first female to receive the order of merit, the highest honour awarded to a british person. Theres something for everyone so come along and join in. The nightingale is a novel, written by kristin hannah and published in 2015. Facts about florence nightingale will inform you about the famous nurse. In 1859 florence nightingale wrote a book about caring for the sick called notes on nursing. She felt called by god to become a nurse, even though at the time. Florence nightingale 1820 1910 florence nightingale florence nightingale was the daughter of a welltodo family in england.
As her family traveled from england to italy, france and germany, she visited hospitals and poorhouses to teach herself and to compare healing strategies. Nightingale wrote notes on nursing, which was published in 1860, a slim 6 page book that served as the cornerstone of the curriculum at the nightingale school and other nursing schools established. With laura fraser, michael pennington, andrew harrison, barbara marten. This new picture book biography of florence nightingale, from celebrated author and. And yup, you guessed it thats how she got her name. It was by l du garde peach, says mark bostridge with a smile. Fascinating facts, didyouknows, information, videos, images and timeline all about. Florence nightingale the lady with the lamp this poem for kids about florence nightingale, the pioneering nurse, was written by british children s writer paul perro in 2008. Florence nightingale was born into a rich, upper class british family in 1820 in florence, tuscany, italy. This new biography series from dk goes beyond the basic facts to tell the. A picture book of florence nightingale picture book.
Florence came from a wealthy family and was unusually well educated. Florence nightingale is a biography that was written for children ages 48. She was born on may 12, 1820, florence, italy and dead on august, 1910 at 90 years old. But for older children, the information is both informative and inspiring. An introduction to her life and family introduces the collected works by giving an overview of nightingales life and the faith that guided it and by outlining the main social reform concerns on which she worked from her call to service at age sixteen to old age. During the crimean war, she and a team of nurses improved the unsanitary conditions at a british base hospital, reducing the death count by twothirds. Notes on nursing also sold well to the general reading public and is considered a classic introduction to nursing.
William shore nightingale was her father a rich banker, whereas florences mother was frances nightingale. She is best known for the work she did to care for the wounded soldiers during the crimean war, but she also made a big contribution to changing the way in which hospitals were run. She reports that there is a lot of back ground information on florence nightingale and her family. Nightingale came to prominence while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses during the crimean war, in which she organised care for wounded soldiers.
Florence nightingale was a pioneer in the field of nursing. Florence nightingale, byname lady with the lamp, born may 12, 1820, florence italydied august, 1910, london, england, british nurse, statistician, and social reformer who was the foundational philosopher of modern nursing. She lived in derbyshire and hampshire and she died in 1910. Written for a young adult audience but interesting for adults as well. Florence nightingales notes on nursing was first published in england in 1859 and in america in 1860. In addition to writing over 150 books, pamphlets and reports on healthrelated issues, she is also credited with creating one of the first versions of the pie chart. There s something for everyone so come along and join in. The remarkable story of florence nightingale, from her privileged childhood to the horrors of her work in the crimea and as a hospital reformer. A collection of florence nightingale quotes and sayings on nursing, life, death, war, peace, giving, devotion, health, heaven, motivation, nurses, passion, suffering etc. What s on at the museum welcome to the florence nightingale museum.
Her life was dedicated to the care of the sick and war wounded and to the promotion of her vision of an effective public healthcare system. As a nurse she was given the name the lady with the lamp because at night, she. In this biography book for kids ages 811, learn all about the inspiring story. This book shows the life of florence nightingale and how she fought for the hospital and nursing community. Florence nightingale biography life, family, children. Florence nightingale, om 12 may 1820 august 1910, was an english nurse. Popularly known as the lady with the lamps by one and all, florence nightingale is the mother of modern nursing. During the crimean war, she and a team of nurses improved the unsanitary conditions. As a nurse she was given the name the lady with the. Reflective drama of pioneering nurse, writer and noted statistician florence nightingale. Please donate now to save the florence nightingale museum 2020 is florence nightingales bicentenary but without your support, the museum faces the threat of closure.
From accountability to ownership was largely inspired by the legacy of florence nightingale. Florence nightingale is a famous british nurse who lived from 18201910. A picture book of florence nightingale picture book biography. Florence nightingale tells the story of her life, and shows how she grew up to become a nurse in the crimean war. Her family was from england, but florence was born while her. But her father, william, was a rich british banker. The words on screen player allows you to access all your resources available in the book and cd and also display song lyrics on any whiteboard, computer screen, television or interactive touchscreen.
Florence nightingale 18201910 was an english social reformer, statistician, and. August, 1910london, england 2 english nurse the english nurse florence nightingale 3 was the founder of modern nursing and made outstanding contributions to the knowledge and improvement of public health 4. She became famous during the crimean war 18531856 when she worked abroad at a british army hospital. She spent many hours in the wards, and her night rounds giving. With more than 300,000 copies in circulation, the book serves as a manifesto for a culture of ownership that is emotionally positive, self empowered, and fully engaged. Her parents were called william and fanny nightingale, and she had one older sister, too frances parthenope, aka pop. Florence nightingale simple english wikipedia, the free. Her father took particular interest in her education, guiding her through history, philosophy, and literature.
Scroll through the events below to find a wide range of activities. Florence nightingale was the daughter of a welltodo family in england. A picture book of florence nightingale picture book biography adler, david a. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. She helped to make hospitals more sanitary places and wrote books about how to be a good nurse. Florence nightingale by demi nook book nook kids ebook. Florence nightingale may 12, 1820 august, 1910 became a volunteer nurse to the soldiers during the crimean war. The english nurse florence nightingale was the founder of modern nursing and made outstanding contributions to the knowledge and improvement of public health. Jul 07, 2017 first published in 1914, florence nightingale to her nurses contains a selection of addresses given by nightingale to the probationers and nurses of the nightingale school at st. She was a celebrity in victorian times and she has continued to be spoken and written about to this day weve put together some great florence nightingale facts for kids. She was known for her night rounds to aid the wounded. Major topics of the letters include medical care for the soldiers and the poor, the role of nursing, and sanitation and public works in colonized india. Florence nightingale was born in the city of florence, italy, on 12 may 1820 whilst her parents were enjoying a long honeymoon. Florence was born in italy and named after the city of her birth.1435 1143 1545 201 1088 1483 340 217 411 1503 1338 527 1110 423 1110 1031 1548 290 1269 1376 1575 722 1496 404 995 234 608 742 122 697 1506 1494 1335 1016 158 1244 1423 702