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This is the true and terrifying story of the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793, centered in Philadelphia. Contains reproductions of period art and copies of newspaper articles.
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2004 - An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 by Jim Murphy - Recreates the devastation rendered to the city of Philadelphia in 1793 by an incurable disease known as yellow fever, detailing the major social and political events as well as the time's medical beliefs and practices.
An American Plague by Jim Murphy. Great book to introduce the Yellow Fever Epidemic to younger readers. Also a good non-fiction book to augment reading of Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halsey Anderson. This nonfiction book read like fiction.
School Library Journal article: Nonfiction as Mentor Text: Style, On Common Core
Hurricane-force winds cripple two small lobster boats on their way to Georges Bank, a bountiful but perilous fishing ground 130 miles off the Massachusetts coast. This is a true tale of disaster and survival.
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Fatal Forecast - Slideshow Presentation - Thursday, March 27 at 6:45 p.m. What happens when a monster wave hits two 50-foot boats 200 miles out to sea in November? Using slides, Michael Tougias tells the story based on his book, Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea. This event has been made possible by the NH Humanities Council and it is cosponsored by the Hooksett Library and the Hooksett Historical Society. Please visit hooksettlibrary.org for more details.
A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rainforest suddenly appears in Washington, D.C. A SWAT team and scientists are mobilized to stop its outbreak. This gives a hair-raising account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses.
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The Hot Zone by Richard Preston is most definitely a book worth reading.
The Hot Zone by Richard Preston. Terrifying and riveting. Marburg, Ebola Sudan, Ebola Zaire, Ebola Reston, species jumpers, slate wipers, Mount Elgon, Kitum Cave, Lake Victoria, isle of plagues. One of my idols is Major Nancy Jaax, martial artist, mom, virus researcher. I wanted to be like her, dividing her time between cooking, cleaning, driving her kids around to lessons and sports and handling deadly viruses in the biosafety level 4 lab. One of my favorites!
THE HOT ZONE - after "Alive" (my favorite book ever) - this is BY FAR - THE MOST EXHILARATING, TERRIFYING, INDESCRIBABLE READ I HAVE EVER HAD - AND IT'S ALL TRUE. You will not put it down once. Just magnificent.
This will make the hair stand up on the back of your neck..Scared the daylights out of me when I saw on this weeks news that 2 ebola infected people have been brought into the United States and hospitalized in Atlanta.. the CDC and the WHO are NUTS...The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus - Kindle edition by Richard Preston. Professional & Technical Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
The hot zone
In 1889 Johnstown, PA was a booming coal-and-steel town. An old earth dam had been hastily rebuilt to create a lake for an exclusive summer resort. The dam burst, sending a wall of water thundering through Johnstown and killing more than 2,000 people. The author writes a richly textured account of this tragedy.
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I WANT this book!!! - Johnstown Flood | Book by David McCullough - Simon & Schuster
The Johnstown flood
This is the story of a World War II rescue mission. A plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.
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Lost in Shangrila
book worth reading
January 2012 Adult Book Club- Lost in Shangri-La: a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff (nonfiction)
Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II
Deo arrives in America from Burundi, having survived a Civil War and genocide. This is the story of one man’s inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him.
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Goodreads | Strength in What Remains: A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness by Tracy Kidder - Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists
Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder: an All Iowa Reads selection and a Between the Lines book club pick in June 2012
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder returns with the extraordinary true story of Deo, a young man who arrives in America from Burundi in search of a new life. After surviving a civil war and genocide, he ekes out a precarious existence delivering groceries, living in Central Park, and learning English by reading dictionaries in bookstores until he begins to meet the strangers who will change his life, pointing him eventually in the direction of Columbia University, ... 1/2013
Amazing story and journey. Very inspiring.
Strength in what remains
The true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.
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The Zookeepers Wife is non-fiction yet reads like a novel. The main characters struggle to keep the Warsaw zoo functioning during Hitler's rein. Even though the Nazis re-purpose the zoo many times, the zookeeper and his wife remain faithful to Jewish friends and strangers who seek refuge in the Zoo. RT
The Zookeepers Wife - currently reading for my book club.
This is a book so worth reading.
The Zookeepers Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman, a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.
Catalog - The zookeeper's wife : a war story
Isolated by Mexico’s deadly Copper Canyons, the Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. The author sets out to discover their secrets.
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17 Great Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down, including Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
A book worth reading
Born to Run by Christopher McDougall was instrumental in the barefoot running movement. However, it is not about barefoot running vs shod running. The rationale of the book was about forefoot striking vs heel striking http://runforefoot.com/not-barefoot-vs-shoes-heel-strike-vs-forefoot-strike/http://runforefoot.com/not-barefoot-vs-shoes-heel-strike-vs-forefoot-strike/
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall
Training Thursday!!! Must Read - Born to Run by Christopher Dougall #borntorun #christopherdougall #trainingthursady #chiastar #chiaseeds #chiaseedbook
Born to run : a hidden tribe, superathletes, and the greatest race the world has never seen
Nine American flyers during World War II were shot down by the Japanese over a remote Pacific island. Eight were captured and the one who escaped was George H.W. Bush, who would one day become President of the United States. The eight pilots captured disappeared, and in this book Bradley finally reveals their fate.