Meet the nurse who inspired a generation of young people to go into nursing. Smart, courageous, mischievous, quick- witted, and above all, devoted to the profession of nursing, Cherry meets adventure wherever she goes! In Student Nurse, Cherry starts nursing school at Spencer with a mixture of anxiety and anticipation. Would she have what it takes to be a nurse? She leaves her quiet town of Hilton, Illinois for the bustle of hospital life, to meet challenges she wouldn't have imagined. The U.S. is at war. Many nurses have gone to the front, and there is a shortage of RNs at Spencer,which Cherry and her classmates help to fill, as they learn the skills they need to graduate.Wells, Helen is the author of 'Cherry Ames Student Nurse ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780977159703 and ISBN 0977159701.