An American plague : : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793

Title An American plague : : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
Names Murphy, Jim.
Book Number BR017407
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Describes the horrific events in Philadelphia in 1793 when citywide illness prevented Congress from convening. Thousands of people were dying, many unattended, and physicians of the time were unsure of the cause or treatment of the yellow-fever outbreak. For grades 6-9. Newbery Honor Book. Sibert Award. 2003.
Local Subject Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Award-Winning Children's Books - AWJ
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Short Book - SH
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Medicine & Health - MED
Disaster - DSR
Award-Winning Young Adult Books - AWY
Young Adult Book - YA
Audience Notes For grades 6-9.
Award winner.
LC Subject Yellow fever - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - History - 18th century - Juvenile literature
Pennsylvania - History - 1775-1865 - Juvenile literature
Call Number j614.541097481109033 JNF
Language English
Released 2003
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2003 (Associated Services for the Blind, transcribing agency).
Original Publication Reproduction of: New York : Clarion Books, c2003. 0395776082
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