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Terrible typhoid Mary : a true story of the deadliest cook in America / Susan Campbell Bartoletti.

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  • 29 of 30 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart PL - Main JB MAL (Text) 840191002224819 Children's Biographies - Lower Level Temporarily Unavailable -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora J 614.5 BAR (Text) 50825010674686 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J 614.5 BAR (Text) 33187003959166 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown JB TYPHOID MARY (Text) 75342000337929 Junior Biography Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown B TYPHOID MARY (Text) 75342000080632 Biography Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch JB.c Mallon, Mary (Text) 78294000254727 J Biography Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780544313675
  • ISBN: 0544313674
  • Physical Description: 229 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-216) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
In which Mrs. Warren has a servant problem -- In which the Warrens get more than their just dessert -- In which the usual suspects are questioned -- In which an epidemic fighter hunts for a clue -- In which the cook rules the kitchen -- In which Mary walks more like a man than a woman -- In which extraordinary and arbitrary powers are at work -- In which Mary fights like a caged lion -- In which Mary's bad behavior leads to her doom -- In which there's some name calling -- In which Mary is banished like a leper -- In which Mary has her day in court -- In which Mary learns to keep her germs to herself -- In which it takes a squad of sanitary police -- In which a weaker spirit might have been broken -- Afterword, in which we consider the research and writing of Mary's life.
Summary, etc.:
What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon really was. How did her name become synonymous with deadly disease? And who is really responsible for the lasting legacy of Typhoid Mary? This thorough exploration includes an author's note, timeline, annotated source notes, and bibliography.
Target Audience Note:
980 Lexile.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Typhoid Mary, 1869-1938 > Juvenile literature.
Typhoid fever > New York (State) > New York > History > Juvenile literature.
Quarantine > New York (State) > New York > History > Juvenile literature.
Cooks > New York (State) > New York > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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