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Fever 1793 Test. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! There were times of hardship and heartbreak, but just enough times of laughter and joy, so that the book wasn’t too heavy.

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TEEN FICTION Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon, Review: Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson, Review + Playlist: This Love by Nazarea Andrews. I am going to look into getting other books of Laurie Halse Anderson from our local library, after I finish the Karen Kingsbury book I also requested from the library. Nathaniel grasped my hand and we watched as the gold sphere ferried Monsieur Blanchard and his little black dog away on the wind.

; Mattie is a fourteen year old, who lives with her mother and grandfather; as a family, they run a popular coffeehouse. The books came in excellent condition, and I think will become a favorite of my students as well as we read. Start studying Fever 1793 Book Review. Andrea840. I love historical fiction and this book was very interesting in describing the 1793 yellow fever plague in Philadelphia through the eyes of young 14 year old Mattie Cook. I did not realize it was written for adolescent women. “It happened quickly. Categories: Matilda and most of Philadelphia scoff at the idea of a fever epidemic, but suddenly, people begin to take sick throughout the city and doctors are almost never able to offer a cure.

Required fields are marked *. Laurie Halse Anderson I suggest this book to grades 3rd and up. ; 74% average accuracy. In three months it killed nearly five thousand people, 10 percent of the city’s population.”. The first time in a long time that I couldn't put a YA book down! This book depicts this very devastating time very realistically, while also making you care for Mattie and her family.

Although I’ve never read her other books but I’ve heard about her plenty. Chapter 2-ice Section 2 Vocab. Had every day been a struggle? ‘Fever 1793‘ is a book I’ll remember for a long time. Fever 1793 documents the events surrounding the yellow fever epidemic that swept through Philadelphia in 1793, ultimately resulting in the death of several thousand people and the mass exodus of several thousand more, including George Washington, who sought refuge from the sickness. I would fish like a lady, with good posture and a demure manner.”. 6th - 8th grade. It was so good. The book describes in graphic detail the symptoms, progress, and agonies of the disease, and how it destroys lives and families when Philadelphia falls victim in 1793. illustrated by No one would call me little Mattie. (Fiction. It is entertaining and informative at the same time. David Baldacci Save. Mattie has ideas about how to improve their own coffee shop as well, although her mother is never receptive to them. Thousands of voices cheered and screamed with delight.

She lives with her mother and paternal grandfather. Reviewed in the United States on July 8, 2016. Soon church bells are ringing ceaselessly for the dead as panicked residents, amid unrelenting heat and clouds of insects, huddle in their houses, stream out of town, or desperately submit to the conflicting dictates of doctors. Fever 1793 is the story of a 14-year-old girl fighting to stay alive in the Yellow Fever Epidemic. Laurie Halse Anderson Nathaniel, who is employed as a painter’s assistant, shares Mattie’s wanderlust and also dreams of one day venturing to Paris.

Which character spoke this quote? Especially that it’s Laurie Halse Anderson! ), Vega Jane comes away with a win…not to mention an engagement ring to go with the magic one that makes her invisible and a new dog, just like the one that died heroically. Edit. by

“Grandfather said I was a Daughter of Liberty, a real American girl. I finished this book last week, and just finished reading your blog on it. For Middle School students, this is an easy and good read and provides some historical context. By Jennifer Hancock | Central Library People are getting sick all around you.

Too big for her clothes, the small apartment in which she resides, and the even smaller life she leads, Mattie is desperate to escape the confines of her ordinary routine working in her family’s shop, the Cook Coffeehouse. She doesn't trust her mother's doctor, Mr. Rowley. During the summer of 1793, Mattie Cook lives above the family coffee shop with her widowed mother and grandfather. That book was so riveting and informational that I immediately wanted to read more of Anderson’s writing. Fever 1793 - Chapters 1-15 TEST DRAFT. An epidemic of fever sweeps through the streets of 1793 Philadelphia in this novel from Laurie Halse Anderson where "the plot rages like the epidemic itself" (The New York Times Book Review). I realized this before I started to read it but decided to read it anyway.