Yellow fever. As the yellow fever has again made its appearance in this city, the opinion of a physician .. by James Smith

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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 48618.
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Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
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Laurie Halse Anderson began work on Fever in after she came across an article in her local newspaper commemorating the epidemic that had devastated Philadelphia two centuries before. The acclaimed author of Speak, which was a National Book Award Finalist, an ALA Michael L. Printz Honor book, and an ALA "Best Book for Young Adults," as well as several picture books, she lives in 4/5().

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It's late summerand the streets of Philadelphia are abuzz with mosquitoes and rumors of fever. Down near the docks, many have taken ill, and the fatalities are mounting. Now they include Polly, the serving girl at the Cook Coffeehouse. But fourteen-year-old Mattie Cook doesn't get a moment to mourn the passing of her childhood playmate.4/5().The Yellow Fever poem by Lucretia Maria Davidson.

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