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Description - Bubonic Panic by Gail Jarrow

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A New York Public Library Best Book for Teens 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781620917381
ISBN-10: 1620917386
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 213mm x 20mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Calkins Creek
Publisher: Calkins Creek
Publish Date: 10-May-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gail Jarrow

Gail Jarrow's nonfiction books have received numerous awards and distinctions, including YALSA Nonfiction Award Nominations, an NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended Book, National Science Teachers Association Recommended Book, Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, and a VOYA Honor Book. A graduate of Duke University and Dartmouth College, she lives in Ithaca, New York. Visit her online at gailjarrow.com.

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