Frightening fleas

by Goldish, Meish,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 614.4 G34
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 614.4 G34
 
 
Summary
In 2002, John Tull and his wife, Lucinda, were visiting New York City when they both fell gravely ill. They experienced pounding headaches, strange swellings, and bone-crushing body aches. Doctors then made a startling discovery. Blood tests revealed that John and Lucinda had the bubonic plague--a rare disease transmitted by fleas! Read John and Lucinda's harrowing tale of survival, and learn all about fleas and the deadly diseases they carry in this engrossing new narrative nonfiction book for young readers.
Contents
The plague
A long battle
Spreading disease
Built to bite
Terrible typhus
At home on a body
A flea's life
Lost sight
A serious problem
More flea-borne diseases.

Additional Information
Series Bugged out! The world's most dangerous bugs.
Subjects Fleas as carriers of disease -- Juvenile literature.
Fleas -- Juvenile literature.
Fleas as carriers of disease.
Fleas.
Publisher New York, New York :2019
Audience Age 6-12.
Language English
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781642801699
1642801690
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