Braxton-Smith, Ananda.

The death : the horror of the plague / Ananda Braxton-Smith. - 1st ed. - Fitzroy, Vic. : Black Dog Books, 2009. - 234 p. : ill., 1 map ; 21 cm. - The Drum. . - The Drum. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-225) and index.

"It is the fourteenth century. Europe and China are suffering an outbreak of an unpredictable disease. For seven hundred years it sweeps through the population like wildfire. The symptoms are horrific. It kills weak and strong, young and old. It is known by many names. The Plague. The Black Death. The Pestilence. Why did it happen? Could it happen again? Who would be left to tell the tale?"--From the publisher.

For upper primary and secondary school age.

9781742030739 (pbk.) : $18.99

Premiers' Reading Challenge : 9-10.
Plague--History--Juvenile literature.
Black Death--History--Europe--Juvenile literature.
Diseases and history--Juvenile literature.


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