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Fever, 1793 [electronic resource] / Laurie Halse Anderson.

Anderson, Laurie Halse. (Author). Scott, Steve. (Book designer). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Read by Bailey Carr. (Cast).

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  • ISBN: 9781977326539 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1977326536 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 12 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio, 2018.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Bailey Carr.
Summary, etc.:
During the summer of 1793, Mattie Cook lives above the family coffee shop with her widowed mother and grandfather. Mattie spends her days avoiding chores and making plans to turn the family business into the finest Philadelphia has ever seen. But then the fever breaks out. Disease sweeps the streets, destroying everything in its path and turning Mattie's world upside down. At her feverish mother's insistence, Mattie flees the city with her grandfather. But she soon discovers that the sickness is everywhere, and Mattie must learn quickly how to survive in a city turned frantic with disease.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Yellow fever > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Juvenile fiction.
Epidemics > Juvenile fiction.
Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Sick > Juvenile fiction.
Self-reliance > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Widows > Juvenile fiction.
Youth and death > Juvenile fiction.
Grandfathers > Juvenile fiction.
Philadelphia (Pa.) > Fiction.
Pennsylvania > History > 1775-1865 > Fiction.

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