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  • 11 of 17 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 6 of 6 copies available at Cass County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Archie J 614.518 HOP 2021 (Text) 0002205475045 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Drexel J 614.518 HOP 2021 (Text) 0002205475052 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Garden City J 614.518 HOP 2021 (Text) 0002205475029 Juvenile Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Cass County Library-Harrisonville J 614.518 HOP 2021 (Text) 0002205475037 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center J 614.518 HOP 2021 (Text) 0002205475011 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Pleasant Hill J 614.518 HOP 2021 (Text) 0002205475003 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-196) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The deadly outbreak of plague known as the Great Mortality, which struck Europe in the mid 1300s and raged for four centuries, wiped out more than 25 million people in the course of just two years. With its vicious onslaught, life changed for millions ofpeople almost instantaneously. Deadly pandemics have always been a part of life, from the Great Mortality of the Middle Ages, to the Spanish Influenza outbreak of 1918, to the eruption of COVID-19 in our own century. Many of these diseases might have seemed like things to read about in history books -- until the unthinkable happened, and our own lives were turned upside down by the emergence of the novel coronavirus. As we learn more about COVID-19, we may be curious about pandemics of the past. Knowinghow humans fought diseases long ago may help us face those of today. In this fast-paced, wide-ranging story filled with facts, pictures, and diagrams about diseases -- from plague to smallpox to polio to flu -- critically acclaimed Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings voices from the past to life in this exploration of the deadliest diseases of then and now"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10 Scholastic Focus
Grades 4-6 Scholastic Focus
1050L Lexile
Subject: Epidemics > History > Juvenile literature.
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 > Juvenile literature.
Black Death > Juvenile literature.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Juvenile literature.

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