Cherry Ames, Visiting Nurse

By: Wells, Helen

Price: $10.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Front jacket flap price-clipped, sticker to front jacket flap. 1947 Hard Cover. 216 pp. Cherry and her friends move to New York where they share an apartment and become visiting nurses. As she makes her rounds, Cherry learns about a mysterious recluse, living in a mansion, who has not been seen in years.Cherry Ames is the central character in a series of 27 mystery novels with hospital settings published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1943 and 1968. Helen Wells (1910-1986) wrote volumes #1-7 and 17-27, and Julie Campbell Tatham (1908-1999), the creator of Trixie Belden, wrote volumes #8-16. Wells also created the Vicki Barr series. During World War II, the series encouraged girls to become nurses as a way to aid the war effort. Cherry Ames original editions are prized by collectors and fans. The series generated a few spin-off items including a Parker Brothers board game; some titles have been reprinted.Keywords: CHERRY AMES JUVENILE CHILDREN YOUNG ADULT FICTION VISITING NURSE HELEN WELLS

Title: Cherry Ames, Visiting Nurse

Author: Wells, Helen

Categories: Vintage,

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2207068