Multcolib Homework Picks: Powerful viruses
Annotation:Humorous cartoons and other great graphics show how the rhinovirus responsible for the common cold does its dirty work. Awesome closeups of the responsible microbes are also included.
Annotation:Humorous cartoons and other great graphics show how the rotovirus responsible for the "stomach flu" does its dirty work. Awesome closeups of the responsible microbes are also included.
Annotation:In a powerful, dramatic narrative, critically acclaimed author Jim Murphy describes the illness known as yellow fever. Primary sources such as old photos and documents illustrate this story on almost every page.
Annotation: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.
Annotation:In San Diego in 1918, as deadly influenza and World War I take their toll, sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black must consider if ghosts are real.
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Viruses can cause a little bit of misery, like the common cold, or kill more soldiers than combat, as with the Yellow Fever in 1793. This mix of non-fiction and fiction shows how viruses work--and what it's like to survive a deadly epidemic.