The courageous, trail-blazing defenders against these diseases faced a terrifying personal gamble. Categories: they discuss their experiences and choices around motherhood, adoption and abortion. All Rights Reserved. Despite relentlessly flashy page design that is more distracting than otherwise and a faint typeface sure to induce eyestrain, this companion to Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (2011) chronicles decided shifts in gender attitudes and expectations as it puts women (American women, mostly) behind the wheel in the first decades of the 20th century. RELEASE DATE: Oct. 15, 2014. Marilee Peters, by In DNA Detective, Lloyd Kyi Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. Your review has been submitted successfully. Prime Cart. Does this book contain inappropriate content? CHILDREN'S BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR Welcome back. The writing style was great - very readable and understandable. However, the writing style is engaging, the complexity of information is appropriate for a middle to high school audience,... by influencers in the know since 1933. [return][return]Although students may be attracted to the layout and use of clipart, the book suffers from the lack of authentic primary source documents. An engaging and informative read.—Anne Chapman Callaghan, Racine Public Library, WI, 2014-08-20Few might regard the field of epidemiology as a first-rate opportunity for sleuthing, but this fascinating effort may change that. But they kept hunting for answers, putting the pieces of the epidemic puzzle together. ), $24.95 (hc.). Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App? The only problem I had with the book beside the ebook formatting were the illustrations. PATIENT ZERO by Marilee Peters tells a series of engaging true stories of the world’s scariest epidemics. You can view Barnes & Noble’s Privacy Policy. Cholera- diaper- OMG. The writing is respectful of people while not being overly sentimental, and I liked the stories of the patients zero (patient zeroes?) They were odd and a little disconcerting. Each of these sections begins with a brief, imaginative narrative, some of which include speculative dialogue. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. It's so gory. Rivers can ... Navigate the fascinating twists and turns of rivers that have molded our history. Rivers can Patient Zero brilliantly brings to life the main characters and events to tell the gripping tale of how each of seven diseases spread. 166 pp., trade pbk. | Patient Zero brilliantly brings to life the main characters and events to tell the gripping tale of how each of seven diseases spread. Roxanna Bikadoroff, by by Submit your email address to receive Barnes & Noble offers & updates. Sue Macy PATIENT ZERO by Marilee Peters tells a series of engaging true stories of the world’s scariest epidemics. Marilee Peters Samuel Pepys’ diary accounts provide exciting insights into The Great Plague of 1665. Recommend highly if you are interested in epidemics or public health or history. This was fascinating and very well-presented. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Redemption links and Kindle Books cannot be resold. Marilee Peters CHILDREN'S HISTORY, by A young baby wastes away from illness, and soon the entire London neighborhood is falling ill and dying. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. " This book offers an overview for casual readers. Peters chronicles seven important epidemics that included epidemiological work, from the very infancy of the field through its growing sophistication: the bubonic plague in London, 1665; the cholera epidemic in London, 1854; yellow fever in Cuba as its mosquito source was finally identified in 1900; the typhoid cases in New York City in 1906 that led to the identification of a carrier, "Typhoid Mary"; the influenza pandemic of 1918-19; the initial appearance of Ebola virus in Zaire, 1976; and the first recognition of AIDS in California in 1980. Dimensions: 229 x 166 x 15 mm. This item cannot be shipped to your selected delivery location. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Each chapter focused on the "patient zero" who was the first to get the disease and start spreading it. AMAZON ... MORE BY MARILEE PETERS. --This text refers to the, Marilee Peters is a former librarian who over the years has written about politics, theater, the environment, parenting, farming, and health, among other topics. | Throughout history, more people have died in disease epidemics than in wars or other disasters. Throughout history, more people have died in disease epidemics than in wars or other disasters. Written for middle-grade readers, 10 Routes That Crossed the World explores famous roads, trails, and This book is for someone who is curious about many different things in the world, the book is relatively short, (166 pages) but all the pages allow you to learn something new about how teams of epidemiologists who uncovered the secrets behind history's most deadly plagues. Invisible Enemies: Stories of Infectious Disease, 20 Children's Books With Strong Female Characters. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Throughout history, more people have died in disease epidemics than in wars or other disasters. I knew I'd like this book just because of the topic - epidemiology is cool, and I love the history of medicine so much. | A fast and fun read! I think this was a pretty good book for its target audience. It is written for adolescents. Patient Zero tracks the gripping tales of eight epidemics and pandemics—how they started, how they spread, and the fight to stop them. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Try again. Engrossing true stories of the pioneers of epidemiology who risked their lives to find the source of deadly diseases. be extraordinarily powerful, and not just because of their fast-flowing currents. It's so gory. Categories: | It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. As they looked for clues to the origin of a disease, scientists searched for the unknown “patient zero”—the first person to have contracted it.

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