The Black Death 1347-1350 - When Disaster Struck

The Black Death 1347-1350 - When Disaster Struck
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    Author: Cath Senker
    Format: Library Binding
    Publisher: Raintree
    Series: When Disaster Struck
    Ages: 8 to 14
    Size: 6½ X 9½
    Total Pages: 56
    For Grades: 2 to 8
    List Price: $31.12
    Publisher's School and Library Price: $24.90
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    Did you know that the plague began in central Asia before it swept across Europe, killing one-third of the population? Raging disease wiped out whole towns. In a remote village in Norway, everyone died, except one little girl who survived for months alone. In this book, learn how fleas and rats spread the disease and how the plague ultimately benefited the poor who survived.

    • A gripping read on a medieval tragedy
    • Gives fascinating facts about medieval society and medicine
    • Includes timelines and a glossary
    • Suggests further reading and ideas for research