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Laurie Halse Anderson typically writes for older adolescents, but this book is middle school appropriate.
Books- "Fever 1793" by Laurie Halse Anderson. This historical fiction book depicts the life of a young girl living at the time of the Yellow Fever outbreak. She tries to flee with her grandfather, but soon realizes the sickness is everywhere!
Fever 1793: Laurie Halse Anderson *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...
Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson. Set during the Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1793, in which 10 percent of the city died, it has a 14-year-old girl as the protagonist and narrator. YA reading.
Got this at the thrift store for a smal l seed. :) Google Image Result for blog.syracuse.com...
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson is a young adult novel that is frequently censored. It is a story about a teenage girl who was raped the summer before she started high school.
I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills. I would have liked to have meet this woman.
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
I have seen this book pinned quite a lot. I read the reviews and I'm thinking I want to read it, but have a little hesitation. hmmmmm.
Wintergirls - a great YA book - would recommend for kiddos that liked the Crank series...
Catalyst by Laurie Halse Anderson
Young Adult Book Jacket for Jeffersons Sons, a historical fiction novel for teens
Young Adult - Historical Fiction - Native American Theme. One of the most heart wrenching books I've ever read. Painfully Beautiful!
Strega Nona, I used to love to go to the library in elementary school and "read" this book on microfilm. Spaghetti, anyone?
Fever by Mary Beth Keane. The story of Typhoid Mary (historical fiction).