The Extraordinary Life of Mary Seacole
Read by Weruche Opia
Yoto says: Be inspired by one of history's most treasured healers and entrepreneurs, Mary Seacole, and use her selfless achievements to inspire you to be kind, and have faith. A shining addition to The Extraordinary Life series.
Mary Seacole is now known for her medical work in the Crimean war and as a brilliant woman who combated the racial prejudice she experienced in her lifetime. But for a long time her story was lost.
From growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, as the daughter of a doctress to helping soldiers in the war, discover the details of the amazing life that Mary Seacole led with real-life stories, timelines and facts.
Extraordinary Lives is a bold, inclusive biography series shining a light on modern and historical figures. Entertaining, accessible and educational, they are the perfect introductions to these amazing people and their achievements.
Illustrated by Alleanna Harris.
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