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Author Giblin, James.

Title When plague strikes ; the Black Death, smallpox, AIDS / by James Cross Giblin ; woodcuts by David Frampton.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins, 1995.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS True Stories  614.4 GIBLIN    ---  Available
Edition 1st edition.
Description xii, 212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Out of the East -- Between two raging fires -- Looking for scapegoats -- A changed world -- The plague returns -- The mysterious death of a Pharaoh -- Smallpox conquers the New World -- Inoculation : godsend or danger? -- Dr. Jenner's marvelous vaccine -- The end of smallpox? -- A mysterious new disease -- Frustrations and fears -- One mystery is solved -- An actor named Rock -- A normal happy teenager -- Losses and memorials -- No end in sight.
Summary Details the stories of the three most serious and damaging diseases in history: the Black Death, smallpox, and AIDS.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-204) and index.
Study Program AR UG RL 9.8 PTS 7 11849EN
Subject Plague -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Smallpox -- History -- Juvenile literature.
AIDS (Disease) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Plague -- History.
Smallpox -- History.
AIDS (Disease) -- History.
Epidemics -- History.
Diseases -- History.
Added Author Frampton, David, illustrator.
ISBN 0060258543
0060258640 (pbk.)

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