Bubonic Panic: When Plague Invaded America

ISBN-10: 1620917386
ISBN-13: 9781620917381
Author: Jarrow, Gail
Interest Level: 4-12
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press

Publication Date: May 2016

Copyright: 2016

Page Count: 200


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Interest Level

Grades 4-12

Reading Level

Guided Reading:
Lexile: 1000L
Accelerated Reader Level: 7.7
Accelerated Reader Points: 6.0
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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology

Description
In March 1900, San Francisco's health department investigated a strange and horrible death in Chinatown. A man had died of bubonic plague, one of the world's deadliest diseases. But how could that be possible? Bubonic Panic tells the true story of America's first plague epidemic--the public health doctors who desperately fought to end it, the political leaders who tried to keep it hidden, and the brave scientists who uncovered the plague's secrets. Once again, acclaimed author and scientific expert Gail Jarrow brings the history of a medical mystery to life in vivid and exciting detail for young readers. This title includes photographs and drawings, a glossary, a timeline, further resources, an author's note and source notes.
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