The Flu of 1918: Millions Dead Worldwide!

The Flu of 1918: Millions Dead Worldwide!

by Jessica Rudolph

Hardcover(Library Binding)



On a fall day in 1918, Donald Jacobi came home sick from school in South Buffalo, New York. He had influenza, or the flu. A few days later, doctors told his parents that he'd be dead by morning. After all, the flu that was attacking Donald had already killed millions of people around the world.

How had this deadly plague spread so far and so fast? Look inside to find out more about Donald and other victims of influenza. You'll also discover what causes this dangerous illness, how it affects the body, and-most important-how to protect yourself from getting it in the first place.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936088058
Publisher: Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/28/2010
Series: Nightmare Plagues Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Not the Normal Flu 4

"He'll Be Dead by Morning" 6

Tiny Invaders 8

War Helps Spread the Flu 10

Influenza Explodes in America 12

Scary Symptoms 14

Trying to Stop a Killer 16

Reminders of Death and Disease 18

Young Victims 20

A Lasting Impact 22

Help from Vaccines 24

A New Flu 26

Other Famous Flu Outbreaks 28

Flu Facts 29

Glossary 30

Bibliography 31


Learn More Online 31

Index 32

About the Author 32

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