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Author Jarrow, Gail.

Title Red madness : how a medical mystery changed what we eat / Gail Jarrow.

Imprint Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2014]

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 192 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-183) and index.
Indexed In: School Library Journal starred, April 2014
Publisher's Weekly, February 2014
Booklist, April 2014
Kirkus Starred, March 2014
Horn Book, October 2014
Bulletin (Center for Children's books), April 2014
Library Media Connection, October 2014
Catholic Library World, December 2014
The Science Teacher (N.S.T.A.), June 2014
Summary Provides an account of the mysterious disease called pellagra that spread across the American South in the early 1900s that made people weak, disfigured, and insane and sometimes caused their deaths; and discusses how doctors and public health officials found the cause of the illness and stopped the epidemic.
Audience 990 Lexile.
7.6.
5-8 Follett School Solutions.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.6 5.0 166188. 852
Subject United States. Public Health Service -- History.
Pellagra -- History.
Epidemics -- United States -- History.
Southern States -- Social conditions.
Malnutrition.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Public health -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9781590787328

 
    
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