Biography: Dorothea Lynde Dix
by Mary Stoyell Stimpson from The Child's Book of American Biography
Dorothea Dix was an 18th century activist for the mentally ill, the disabled, the incarcerated, and soldiers. This biography of her from 1915 covers her teen and adult life. Students will read the text and respond to questions on the main idea, the details, and the language.