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book by Jim Murphy (view book)
It is not a story, but a description of the devastation yellow fever caused that year. It tells of the heroes that helped fight the disease. I thought the book was great and told of the event in detail. ...read more
Genres: Historical Nonfiction
Ages: 12 and up
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by Jim Murphy
1793, Philadelphia. The nation's capital and the largest city in North America is devastated by an apparently incurable disease, cause unknown . . .In a powerful, dramatic narrative, critically acclaimed author Jim Murphy describes the illness known ...read more
Genres: Historical Nonfiction
Ages: 12 and up
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by Sharman Apt Russell
-Winner of the Arizona Author's Association Award for Children's Literature-Runner-up for the Arizona Book of the Year-IndieFab Finalist-Finalist for the New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards-Finalist, WILLA Award for Children's LiteratureIn 1528, the real ...read more
Genres: Juvenile Fiction
Ages: 12 and up
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book by Gennifer Choldenko (view book)
Chasing Secrets is a well written book that captures the reader’s attention from beginning to end. Lizzie Kennedy, who is the main character, is a determined young girl who never gives up. Although not entirely historically accurate, this book ...read more
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery
Ages: 8 - 12
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book by Ting-xing Ye (view book)
Wow. Wow and amazingly good. That's really all I can say about this book. For this author to be able to go through what she did and then write about it is truly amazing to me. My Name is Number Four is a shockingly true poetic novel that will ...read more
Genres: Biography, Historical Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Ages: 12 and up


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