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Bubonic panic : when plague invaded America, Gail Jarrow

Label
Bubonic panic : when plague invaded America
Title
Bubonic panic
Title remainder
when plague invaded America
Statement of responsibility
Gail Jarrow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. This title includes photographs and drawings, a glossary, a timeline, further resources, an author's note, and source notes
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Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
Awards note
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10489509
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jarrow, Gail
Dewey number
614.5/732
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 10-18
LC call number
RA644.P7
LC item number
J37 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Deadly disease trilogy
Series volume
0003
Study program name
Reading counts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plague
  • Epidemics
  • Plague
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
when plague invaded America
Label
Bubonic panic : when plague invaded America, Gail Jarrow
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-192) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Phantom killer -- Pandemic! -- Return of the scourge -- Secrets uncovered -- Injections of hope -- Fleas and flames -- Death in Chinatown -- The monkey died -- Quarantine outrage -- No end in sight -- Changes at the top -- Earthquake! -- Blue's brigade -- Into the wild -- Disease undefeated -- Frequently asked questions -- Glossary -- Timeline
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9781620917381
Lccn
2015953543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Stock number
1405837
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914219195
  • (OCoLC)ocn914219195
  • 540564
Label
Bubonic panic : when plague invaded America, Gail Jarrow
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-192) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Phantom killer -- Pandemic! -- Return of the scourge -- Secrets uncovered -- Injections of hope -- Fleas and flames -- Death in Chinatown -- The monkey died -- Quarantine outrage -- No end in sight -- Changes at the top -- Earthquake! -- Blue's brigade -- Into the wild -- Disease undefeated -- Frequently asked questions -- Glossary -- Timeline
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9781620917381
Lccn
2015953543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Stock number
1405837
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914219195
  • (OCoLC)ocn914219195
  • 540564

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