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The Resource An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, by Jim Murphy

An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, by Jim Murphy

Label
An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
Title
An American plague
Title remainder
the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
Statement of responsibility
by Jim Murphy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the course of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, medical beliefs and treament of the time, as well as the conditions that helped to spread the disease throughout the city
Awards note
  • Newbery Honor Book, 2004
  • Winner of the 2004 Sibert Medal.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614.5/41/097481109033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1130
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • 6-8
LC call number
RA644.Y4
LC item number
M875 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 9.0
  • 8.9
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, by Jim Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No one noticed -- "All was not right" -- Church bells tolling -- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation -- "It was our duty" -- The prince of bleeders -- "By twelve only" -- "This unmerciful enemy" -- "A delicate situation" -- Improvements and the public gratitude -- "A modern-day time bomb."
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
165 pages
Isbn
9780395776087
Lccn
2002151355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm50958941
Terms governing use
Includes index.
Label
An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, by Jim Murphy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No one noticed -- "All was not right" -- Church bells tolling -- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation -- "It was our duty" -- The prince of bleeders -- "By twelve only" -- "This unmerciful enemy" -- "A delicate situation" -- Improvements and the public gratitude -- "A modern-day time bomb."
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
165 pages
Isbn
9780395776087
Lccn
2002151355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm50958941
Terms governing use
Includes index.

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