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Fever, 1793

Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
Publisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2002, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st Aladdin Paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Halse Anderson
ISBN: 0689848919 9780689848919
OCLC Number: 49050329
Target Audience: Ages 10 and up.
Description: 251 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Laurie Halse Anderson.

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In 1793 the Cook Coffeehouse outside of Philadelphia is a haven for those fleeing from the fever sweeping across the mosquito-infested city. Fourteen-year-old Mattie Cook loses her childhood playmate  Read more...

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<i>The New York Times Book Review</i> The plot rages like the epidemic itself.

 
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