When plague strikes: the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS

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Publisher:
HarperCollins,
Pub. Date:
c1995.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 9.8 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
1190L
Fountas & Pinnell:
Z
Description
Compassionate and arresting, this exploration of three major diseases that have changed the course of history--the bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDS--chronicles their fearsome death toll, their lasting social, economic, and political implications, and how medical knowledge and treatments have advanced as a result of the crises they have occasioned. "A book that would serve well for reports, but it is also a fascinating read."--SLJ.

Best Books of 1995 (SLJ) Notable Children's Trade Books in Social Studies 1996 (NCSS/CBC) 1995 Young Adult Editors' Choices (BL) 1995 Top of the List Non Fiction (BL) 1996 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA) Notable Children's Books of 1996 (ALA)

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ISBN:
9780060258542
9780064461955
Accelerated Reader:
UG
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Lexile measure:
1190L
Fountas & Pinnell:
Z
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Full title when plague strikes the black death smallpox aids
Author giblin james cross
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2017-08-05 08:48:45AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-21 04:40:45AM

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subject_facet AIDS (Disease) -- History -- Juvenile literature, Diseases -- History -- Juvenile literature, Epidemics -- History -- Juvenile literature, Plague -- History -- Juvenile literature, Smallpox -- History -- Juvenile literature
title_display When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS
title_full When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS / by James Cross Giblin ; woodcuts by David Frampton
title_short When plague strikes :
title_sub the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS
topic_facet AIDS (Disease), Diseases, Epidemics, History, Plague, Smallpox