The Resource Fever year : the killer flu of 1918 : a tragedy in three acts, (electronic resource)

Fever year : the killer flu of 1918 : a tragedy in three acts, (electronic resource)

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Fever year : the killer flu of 1918 : a tragedy in three acts
Title
Fever year
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the killer flu of 1918 : a tragedy in three acts
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Language
eng
Summary
From the Sibert Honor-winning creator behind The Unwanted and Drowned City comes one of the darkest episodes in American history: the Spanish Influenza epidemic of 1918. This nonfiction graphic novel explores the causes, effects, and lessons learned from a major epidemic in our past, and is the perfect tool for engaging readers of all ages, especially teens and tweens learning from home. New Year's Day, 1918. America has declared war on Germany and is gathering troops to fight. But there's something coming that is deadlier than any war. When people begin to fall ill, most Americans don't suspect influenza. The flu is known to be dangerous to the very old, young, or frail. But the Spanish flu is exceptionally violent. Soon, thousands of people succumb. Then tens of thousands . . . hundreds of thousands and more. Graves can't be dug quickly enough. What made the influenza of 1918 so exceptionally deadly-and what can modern science help us understand about this tragic episode in history? With a journalist's discerning eye for facts and an artist's instinct for true emotion, Sibert Honor recipient Don Brown sets out to answer these questions and more in Fever Year
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1949-
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Brown, Don
Dewey number
614.5/180973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Rated T
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Brown, Don
  • hoopla digital
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  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
  • Influenza
Target audience
adult
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Fever year : the killer flu of 1918 : a tragedy in three acts, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780358168515
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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13545577
Publisher number
MWT13545577
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fever year : the killer flu of 1918 : a tragedy in three acts, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780358168515
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13545577
Publisher number
MWT13545577
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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