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Fever, 1793  Cover Image Book Book

Fever, 1793 / Laurie Halse Anderson.


In 1793 Philadelphia, sixteen-year-old Matilda Cook, separated from her sick mother, learns about perseverance and self-reliance when she is forced to cope with the horrors of a yellow fever epidemic.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0689848919
  • ISBN: 9780689848919
  • ISBN: 0689838581
  • ISBN: 9780689838583
  • Physical Description: 251 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Target Audience Note:
580L Lexile
Decoding demand: 94 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 88 (very high) Structure demand: 89 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning UG 4.4 7.
Accelerated Reader AR UG 4.4 7 42961.
Awards Note:
Lifetime Achievement in Literature for Young Readers, ALA.
Subject: Yellow fever > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Juvenile fiction.
Epidemics > Juvenile fiction.
Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Sick > Juvenile fiction.
Self-reliance > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Widows > Juvenile fiction.
Youth and death > Juvenile fiction.
Grandfathers > Juvenile fiction.
Pennsylvania > History > 1775-1865 > Juvenile fiction.
Philadelphia (Pa.) > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Survival fiction.
Historical fiction.

Available copies


  • 1 current hold with 44 total copies.
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Cass County Library-Garden City YA AND (Text) 0002202313108 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Harrisonville YA AND 2000 (Text) 0002202565905 Young Adult Fiction Reshelving -
Cass County Library-Pleasant Hill YA AND (Text) 0002202312878 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Barry Lawrence - Monett Library Y FIC AND (Text) 37884100455140 Youth Fiction Checked out 07/10/2024
Barry Lawrence - Mt. Vernon Library Y FIC AND (Text) 37884100454903 Youth Fiction Available -
Barton County - Lamar J FIC AND (Text) 3100000069580W Juvenile Fiction Available -
Brookfield Public Library JF AND (Text) 32512909163509 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Camden County Library District - Osage Beach J FIC ANDERSON (Text) 31320002190218 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Camden County Library District - Stoutland YA FIC ANDERSON (Text) 31320002190226 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Cape Girardeau Public Library A (Text) 33042004118777 Juvenile Paperbacks In transit -

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