Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell
Biography (nonfiction) 1,172 words, Level T (Grade 3), Lexile 750L"This is the way to learn!" wrote Elizabeth Blackwell in 1847, after beginning her medical studies. Blackwell was the first woman ever to attend medical college. Readers will learn how this determined woman never gave up on her dream, and how she went on to devote her life to helping others. In the process, Dr. Blackwell also broke down many of the barriers that women faced to become doctors.