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Sue Barton, Rural Nurse

Helen Dore Boylston

Sue Barton, Rural Nurse

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Helen Dore Boylston.
The Physical Object
Pagination223p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21328250M
ISBN 100370008995

The series currently is in reprint by Image Cascade Publishing. Beverly Gray World Traveler Journalist Beverly Gray is an exemplar of the well-traveled career girl who leaves her small town home behind. Sadly, Rose Wilder Lane was jealous of the way that Helen always seemed to fall on her feet. Beverly Gray on a Treasure Hunt. Sue Barton: Superintendent of Nurses. She needs to find another job to support the family while her father is out of work.

She also helps a young teenager, Cal, to be more sociable and Cal's mother, the artist Mona Stuart, to be kinder. The Midnight Visitor. Cherry Ames: Mountaineer Nurse. Sue manages to have a number of adventures as she trains, including falling down a laundry shaft and saving a feverish patient from jumping out of a window while recovering from appendix surgery.

In the seventh, she returns more happily to direct involvement in patient care. Her popular Sue Barton nursing series and Carol Page books remain well loved favorites among readers of juvenile girls fiction and young adult literature. Despite this aspect of the theme, though, these are not exclusively, or even primarily love stories. A woman's career appears not as a right but as a privilege. Vicki Finds the Answer.


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Sue Barton, Rural Nurse book

Judy and Trixie are not the heroic figures that Nancy Drew is, but they are appealing because they are realistic and believable. She is the kind of person and the kind of nurse I wished I were, and I had a lot of fun creating her.

According to one account, Helen saw a picture of a baked potato and was homesick. The only thing she does with the man she loves is work with him, as friends, to bandage a burn or track down a typhoid carrier.

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Sue Barton, Staff Nurse Sue realizes that her role in her family and the wider neighborhood is also important. He eventually recovers and the family is reunited once more, with the implication that Sue will return to her position as wife and mother. This sold extremely well, and Boylston found a market for four more books, ending the fifth, Sue Barton, Superintendent of Nurses, with her heroine's announcing her pregnancy to her husband.

Judy Bolton solves riddles and problems and exposes secrets, but she must cope with family responsibilities and her own limitations. We know that Sue Barton fans, Helen Dore Boylston fans, and readers of nostalgic works will revel in reading and re-reading this captivating series with its lively, bantering dialogue; true-to-life characters; and Sue Barton, descriptive scenes of a thriving nurse's life and career.

Romance manages to find Sue in the hospital when she meets handsome surgeon, Dr. She needs to find another job to support the family while her father is out of work. Helen and Rose even briefly considered cattle-farming as a way to make Sue Barton.

In a publisher's note in a British edition of the book, Boylston stated that all the nursing incidents in the first two books were based on real events. Judy is aided in her sleuthing by her brother Horace, her childhood friend Peter whom she eventually marriesand his sister Honey.

She is the kind of person and the kind of nurse I wished I were, and I had a lot of fun creating her. Her determined struggle to maintain her independence gives her the strength to weather the occasionally bumpy road of a young woman seeking a life long dream of a nursing career. She was apparently still keen to travel: a letter from Katherine Faville to the Red Cross superintendent suggested that Helen might write something about Red Cross to aid in recruitment for nurses during the war, especially if it involved some reporting from abroad.

Returning to the U. Typically, as in most of the career girl series books, the aspiring actresses landed jobs with relative ease and only suffer a few minor setbacks. But regular dividends from their George Q. Then in November came the terrible news that the Palmer income had stopped permanently.

These enterprising young women gain independence from their close knit families by leaving their small town homes to pursue exciting new careers in the big city. The series of nine books were written by Lilian Garis and were published by Grosset and Dunlap from to Carol on Tour By all accounts, Helen Dore Boylston succeeded in creating an authentic and heart warming story of a girl's rise to success on Broadway.

According to her publisher Boylston "once made the Albanian Prime Minister carry her trunk off the boat and tried to tip him, not knowing who he was.

Emerson, Alice B. In Albania, the living costs were cheap. Although most of the girls attract male admirers, romance generally does not play a significant role in the lives of these busy heroines. This work, often in isolation and with little apparent effect, wasn't satisfying.BOYLSTON, Helen Dore.

Born 4 AprilPortsmouth, New Hampshire; of three children under six, and wondering whether her training is wasted now in her role as wife and mother. The next book, Neighborhood Nurse Sue Barton, Rural Nurse ().

Sue Barton, Superintendent of Nurses ().

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Sue Barton is the central character in a series of seven novels for adolescent girls written by Helen Dore Boylston between and The series was published by Little, Brown & Co. and saw a number of reprints following its initial publication. [1] At present the series is in reprint by Image Cascade Publishing.

The series follows Sue Barton through her nurse's training and her work life. Helen Dore Boylston made her debut as a published author in with Sister: The War Diary of a Nurse. Her first novel was the book Sue Barton, Student Nurse.

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