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Patient Zero (Revised Edition)

Solving the Mysteries of Deadly Epidemics

by Marilee Peters
edition: eBook
also available: Audiobook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: history of science, diseases, illnesses & injuries, biology

Engrossing true stories of the pioneers of epidemiology who risked their lives to find the source of deadly diseases—now revised to include updated information and a new chapter on Covid-19.

More people have died in disease epidemics than in wars or other disasters, but the process of identifying these diseases and determining how they spread is …

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Patient Zero (revised edition)

Solving the Mysteries of Deadly Epidemics

by Marilee Peters
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: history of science, diseases, illnesses & injuries, biology

Engrossing true stories of the pioneers of epidemiology who risked their lives to find the source of deadly diseases—now revised to include updated information and a new chapter on Covid-19.

More people have died in disease epidemics than in wars or other disasters, but the process of identifying these diseases and determining how they spread is …

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Choosing to Live, Choosing to Die

The Complexities of Assisted Dying

by Nikki Tate, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: death & dying, diseases, illnesses & injuries, emotions & feelings

“Tate’s sprawling work is a fascinating guide that belongs in all middle school, high school, and public libraries. This resource will help tweens and teens looking to better understand death and dying for personal or academic purposes.”—School Library Journal, starred review
With many jurisdictions considering whether or not to implem …

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Patient Zero

Solving the Mysteries of Deadly Epidemics

by Marilee Peters
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: history of science, biology, diseases, illnesses & injuries

Engrossing true stories of the pioneers of epidemiology who risked their lives to find the source of deadly diseases.

Throughout history, more people have died in disease epidemics than in wars or other disasters. The courageous, trail-blazing defenders against these diseases faced a terrifying personal gamble. Often they were ignored, laughed at, o …

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