Fever 1793

Fever 1793

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An epidemic of fever sweeps through the streets of 1793 Philadelphia in this novel from Laurie Halse Anderson where "the plot rages like the epidemic itself" (The New York Times Book Review).

During the summer of 1793, Mattie Cook lives above t

Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Published: 03/01/2002
Pages: 272
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.80d
ISBN: 9780689848919
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.4
Point Value: 7
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 42961 / Fever, 1793

Award: Young Hoosier Book Award - Nominee
Award: Nevada Young Readers' Award - Nominee

Review Citation(s):
PW Notes and Reprints 03/04/2002 pg. 82
Kliatt 03/01/2002 pg. 13
Publishers Weekly 03/04/2002

About the Author
Laurie Halse Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity. Her work has earned numerous ALA and state awards. Two of her books, Chains and Speak, were National Book Award finalists. Chains also received the 2009 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and Laurie was chosen for the 2009 Margaret A. Edwards Award. Mother of four and wife of one, Laurie lives in Pennsylvania, where she likes to watch the snow fall as she writes. You can follow her adventures on Twitter @HalseAnderson, or visit her at MadWomanintheForest.com.