Kingfisher Knowledge: Epidemics and Plagues

Kingfisher Knowledge

Richard Walker; Forward by Denise Grady

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Children will be intrigued by the causes of deadly epidemics from the Black Death of medieval Europe to the devastating AIDS epidemic and, more importantly, will learn what can done to stop them from spreading.

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Children's Literature
Richard Walker provides a compelling historical view ...Young scientists who wish to discover everything from the development of polio in ancient Egypt to the Black Plague and its spread through Europe during the 1300s to modern epidemics like AIDS and West Nile virus will enjoy exploring Epidemics and Plagues, which is a wonderful addition to this exciting scientific series.


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Richard Walker; Forward by Denise Grady

Richard Walker is an award-winning author of books about natural history and human biology for both children and adults, including Kingfisher Knowledge: Microscopic Life. He has a Ph.D. in zoology. As a former biology teacher he has a practical understanding of the importance of accessible reference materials.  Denise Grady has been a science reporter for The New York Times since 1998 and has written more than five hundred articles about medicine and biology. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a commendation from the Newspaper Guild for Choice and Excellence of Crusading Journalistic Contributions in the Areas of Science and Medicine. She lives in Westchester, New York.

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Epidemics and Plagues
Richard Walker; Forward by Denise Grady

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
November 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753461617
ISBN10: 0753461617
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
10 4/5 x 9 inches, 64 pages
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
$8.95

Paper Over Board

Paper Over Board
Kingfisher
November 2006
Paper Over Board
ISBN: 9780753460351
ISBN10: 0753460351
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
10 9/10 x 9 3/10 inches, 64 pages
Age Range: 10 to 13
Grade Range: 5 to 8
$12.95
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