A Cup of Cold Water: The Compassion of Nurse Edith Cavell (Chosen Daughters Series)

By: Farenhorst, Christine

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Book Condition: New.

New paperback book copy of A Cup of Cold Water: The Compassion of Nurse Edith Cavell by Christine Farenhorst. Chosen Daughters series. Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing, Phillipsburg NJ, 2007. 224 pages, 5-3/8 x 8-1/2 inches, 22 cm. Current list price 12.00. Publisher recommended for ages 9 years and up, grade 4 and up. The Chosen Daughters series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God's grace accomplish extraordinary things. From Wikipedia: Edith Louisa Cavell was a British nurse. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from both sides without discrimination and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the First World War, for which she was arrested. She was subsequently court-marshaled, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Despite international pressure for mercy, at the age of 49 years she was shot by a German firing squad. She is well known for her statement that patriotism is not enough.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!

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"The secret password is yorc," the princess whispered. Edith longed for her girlhood in England, when her secrets had been kept safe by her dog Reddie. But now in God s timing, Edith is director of a nursing school in Belgium. Caught in the turmoil of World War I, Edith finds herself surrounded by enemy spies. As a nurse protected by the Red Cross, will Edith turn her back on the allied soldiers who desperately need her help?"

Title: A Cup of Cold Water: The Compassion of Nurse Edith Cavell (Chosen Daughters Series)

Author/Composer: Farenhorst, Christine

Categories: Young Adult,

Publisher: P & R Publishing: 2007-09-01

ISBN Number: 1596380268

ISBN Number 13: 9781596380264

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New.

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 007379

Keywords: Juvenile Literature Fiction, Historical Fiction, Edith Cavell, Chosen Daughters Series, Christian Fiction Children, Nurse Stories, WWI Women Heroes, ISBN 10 15596380268,