Plague!: Epidemics and Scourges Through the Ages

by John Farndon

Illustrations by Venitia Dean

Part of a Series: The Sickening History of Medicine.

Being sick is horrible. But it used to be worse. Inside this book, you'll see evidence of the plagues of the past—rotting skin, dissolving lungs, and sinister swelling all over the body. Diseases like the Black Death wiped out whole towns and villages. Tuberculosis consumed young people like a bloodsucking vampire. And Smallpox left its victims scarred for life—if they survived. At the time, no one knew where these killer diseases came from or how to treat them. But eventually doctors discovered how these diseases and others were spread. Being sick isn’t quite as sickening as it was in the past!

ISBN: 9781512415575

JLG Release: July 2017

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$20.25

Series Nonfiction: Science 6-8

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  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781512415575

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Library edition

    Publisher

    Hungry Tomato

    Page Count

    32

    Trim Size

    7" x 9"

    Dewey Classification

    616.009

    Lexile

    Level: 1080L

    Genre

    Nonfic


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