Fever, 1793 by Anderson, Laurie Halse (#36371C5)

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Fever, 1793

by Anderson, Laurie Halse
Paperback Aladdin Paperbacks, c2000, p2002

$8.99

Overview
From the Publisher
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. At her feverish mother's insistence, Mattie flees the city with her grandfather. But she soon discovers that the sickness is everywhere, and Mattie must learn quickly how to survive in a city turned frantic with disease.
Reviews & Awards
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2001
  • Book Links, 11/01/06
  • Booklist, 04/01/01
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 10/01/00
  • Horn Book Magazine, 09/01/00
  • New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age, 2002
  • New York Times, 11/19/00
  • School Library Journal starred, 08/01/00
  • Wilson's Children, 10/01/10
  • Wilson's Junior High School, 01/09/10
Product Details
  • Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
  • Publication Date: March 1, 2002
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: 1st Aladdin Paperbacks ed.
  • Dewey: -Fic-
  • Classifications: Fiction
  • Description: 251 pages ; 20 cm
  • ISBN-10: 0-689-84891-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-689-84891-9
  • Follett Number: 36371C5
  • Interest Level: 5-8
  • Reading Level: 5.0
  • ATOS Book Level: 4.4
  • AR Interest Level: UG
  • AR Points: 7
  • AR Quiz: 42961EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 7.6
  • Reading Counts Points: 13
  • Lexile: 580L
  • Fountas & Pinnell: Z