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Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories

Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories

Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
1998

The incredible true story of a World War I nurse who brought medical care to the Appalachians: Mary Breckinridge, trained as a nurse during World War I, rode on horseback into the isolated mountains of Appalachia and never looked back. Instead, she spent her life fording icy streams and climbing untracked mountains to bring medical help to those in need.

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