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Fatal Fever|Gail Jarrow
Fatal Fever : Tracking Down Typhoid Mary
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Learn about the 1907 outbreak of typhoid fever and Typhoid Mary in this book perfect to share with young readers interested in a historical perspective of the Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic that is gripping the world today.

Meet Mary Mallon, a hardworking Irish cook hired by several of New York's well-to-do families, who ultimately came to be known as Typhoid Mary. Read how Mary unwittingly spread deadly bacteria, the ways an epidemiologist discovered her trail of infection, and how the health department ultimately decided her fate. This engrossing story reveals the facts behind Mary, and young readers will be on the edges of their seats wondering what happened to her and the innocent typhoid victims. The book includes a glossary, timeline, list of well-known typhoid sufferers and victims, further resource section, author's note, and source notes.

YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award Nominee
BCCB Blue Ribbon
CCBC Choices
Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year
VOYA Nonfiction Honor List
ILA Best Science Book
Cybils 2015 Finalist for Elementary/Middle Grade Nonfiction
Nerdy Book Club Awards for Nonfiction 2015
Best of History book 2015--The Nonfiction Detectives
Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Books, Best of the Best
New York State 2016 Summer Reading List
Association for Library Service for Children (ALSC) 2016 & 2017 Summer Reading Lists
North Carolina School Library Media Association 2017-18 Battle of the Books List
Grand Canyon Reader Award Nominee 2018--Arizona Library Assn

This item is Non-Returnable

  • ISBN-13: 9781620915974
  • ISBN-10: 1620915979
  • Publisher: Calkins Creek Books
  • Publish Date: March 2015
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 8.3 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds
  • Page Count: 192
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-UP