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Multcolib Homework Picks: Powerful viruses

Your Body Battles A Cold
Your Body Battles A Cold By Cobb, Vicki (Book - 2009 ) j 616.205 C653y 2009 Available in some locations

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.

Your Body Battles A Stomachache
Your Body Battles A Stomachache By Cobb, Vicki (Book - 2009 ) j 616.33 C653y 2009 Available in some locations

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.

Deadly Invaders
Deadly Invaders Virus Outbreaks Around the World, From Marburg Fever to Avian Flu By Grady, Denise (Book - 2006 ) j 614.58 G733d 2006 Available in some locations
A Planet of Viruses
A Planet of Viruses By Zimmer, Carl (Book - 2011 ) 362.1969 Z721p 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Each chapter in this book has detailed information for a different virus such as the rhinovirus and HIV. A great source for reports by the expert in the field.

An American Plague
An American Plague The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 By Murphy, Jim (Book - 2003 ) j 614.541 M978a 2003 Available in some locations

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.

Fever, 1793
Fever, 1793 By Anderson, Laurie Halse (Book - 2000 ) y ANDERSON 2000 All copies in use Availability details

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.

Fever, 1793
Fever, 1793 By Anderson, Laurie Halse (Audiobook CD - 2007 ) CD YA ANDERSON Available in some locations

Annotation:This story of survival feels like its really happening as you listen to the audio recording.

In the Shadow of Blackbirds
In the Shadow of Blackbirds A Novel By Winters, Cat (Book - 2013 ) y WINTERS 2013 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 15 copies

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.

Description

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.


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