Clara Barton is one of the most selfless humanitarians that America has ever known. She bravely nursed thousands of wounded soldiers, from both sides, during the Civil War. Clara even founded the American Red Cross! Read more about Clara Barton, one of my favorite heroines. These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.