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  • Caitlin Faulkner

    Laurie Halse Anderson typically writes for older adolescents, but this book is middle school appropriate.

  • Samantha Hensley

    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!

  • Otsego District Public Library

    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...

  • Angie Brockopp

    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.

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