Daisy and the Deadly Flu: A 1918 Influenza Survival Story by Julie Kathleen GilbertDaisy and the Deadly Flu: A 1918 Influenza Survival Story by Julie Kathleen Gilbert

Daisy and the Deadly Flu: A 1918 Influenza Survival Story

byJulie Kathleen GilbertIllustratorMatt Forsyth

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In 1918, fourteen-year-old Daisy's family has fallen on hard times. Her sister Elsie's fiance was recently deployed to fight in World War I, and her father's newspaper was forced to shut down for criticizing the U.S. entrance into the war. When the Spanish Flu arrives in her small town in Minnesota, Daisy tries to shield her loved ones from the devastating illness. As the influenza pandemic sweeps through the nation, can Daisy protect those closest to home? Featuring nonfiction support material, a glossary, and reader response questions, this Girls Survive story takes readers to one of history's most important moments.
Although Julie Gilbert's masterpiece, The Adventures of Kitty Bob: Alien Warlord Cat, has sadly been out of print since Julie last stapled it together in the fourth grade, she continues to write. Her short fiction, which has appeared in numerous publications, explores topics ranging from airport security lines to adoption to antique wr...
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Title:Daisy and the Deadly Flu: A 1918 Influenza Survival StoryFormat:PerfectProduct dimensions:112 pages, 7.5 × 5.25 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:7.5 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublished:February 1, 2020Publisher:CapstoneLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1496592158

ISBN - 13:9781496592156

Appropriate for ages: 8

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In 1918, fourteen-year-old Daisy's family has fallen on hard times. Her sister Elsie's fiance was recently deployed to fight in World War I, and her father's newspaper was forced to shut down for criticizing the U.S. entrance into the war. When the Spanish Flu arrives in her small town in Minnesota, Daisy tries to shield her loved ones from the devastating illness. As the influenza pandemic sweeps through the nation, can Daisy protect those closest to home? Featuring nonfiction support material, a glossary, and reader response questions, this Girls Survive story takes readers to one of history's most important moments.