Horrors of History: People of the Plague
Based on true events, this novel captures the terror, sorrow, and bravery of Philadelphia residents during the great flu epidemic of 1918. Follow fifteen-year-old Barium Epp through the chaos and the deadly influenza devastates his neighborhood. Learn how Doctor Wilmer Krusen reacts to the outbreak, and discover how others cared for, buried, and grieved for the thousands lost during a tragic health disaster.
Ages: 12 and up
Published by: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.