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The Resource When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS, by James Cross Giblin ; woodcuts by David Frampton

When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS, by James Cross Giblin ; woodcuts by David Frampton

Label
When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS
Title
When plague strikes
Title remainder
the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS
Statement of responsibility
by James Cross Giblin ; woodcuts by David Frampton
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Compassionate and arresting, this exploration of three major diseases that have changed the course of history the bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDS chronicles their fearsome death toll, their lasting social, economic, and political implications, and how medical knowledge and treatments have advanced as a result of the crises they have occasioned. "A book that would serve well for reports, but it is also a fascinating read." School Library Journal
Summary
Recounts the stories of three major diseases that have ravaged humanity and changed the course of history
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1996
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1995
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1996
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1995.
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178922
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614.4/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA644.P7
LC item number
G53 1995
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS
Label
When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS, by James Cross Giblin ; woodcuts by David Frampton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-204) and index
Contents
Black death -- Out of the east -- Between two raging fires -- Looking for scapegoats -- Changed world -- Plague returns -- Smallpox -- Mysterious death of a pharaoh -- Smallpox conquers the new world -- Inoculation: Godsend or dangers -- Dr. Jenner's marvelous vaccine -- End of smallpox -- Mysterious new disease -- Frustrations and fears -- One mystery is solved -- Actor named Rock -- Normal happy teenager -- Losses and memorials -- No end in sight
Control code
143163
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 212 p.
Isbn
9780060258542
Lccn
94039881
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm31516599
  • (OCoLC)31516599
Label
When plague strikes : the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS, by James Cross Giblin ; woodcuts by David Frampton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-204) and index
Contents
Black death -- Out of the east -- Between two raging fires -- Looking for scapegoats -- Changed world -- Plague returns -- Smallpox -- Mysterious death of a pharaoh -- Smallpox conquers the new world -- Inoculation: Godsend or dangers -- Dr. Jenner's marvelous vaccine -- End of smallpox -- Mysterious new disease -- Frustrations and fears -- One mystery is solved -- Actor named Rock -- Normal happy teenager -- Losses and memorials -- No end in sight
Control code
143163
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 212 p.
Isbn
9780060258542
Lccn
94039881
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm31516599
  • (OCoLC)31516599

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