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Laughlin, Kara L.

Summary: General information about what a pandemic is, examples of various pandemics throughout history, and ways humanity can fight future pandemics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.4 LAU

Dolbear, Emily J.

Summary: "Addresses the social and emotional needs of kids during the COVID-19 pandemic: their fears, anxieties, and how to manage stress in various ways. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's Worldy 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.5 DOL

Laughlin, Kara L.

Summary: "A kid-friendly look at the economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as why businesses are closed, why people are losing jobs, and how the environment is being (positively) impacted in the absence of industry. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.5 LAU

Preston, Richard

Summary: The 2013-2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever--but the outbreaks continue. Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses--from the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, soon to be a National Geographic original miniseries. This time, Ebola started with a two-year-old child who likely had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 PRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 PRE

Kahl, Colin

Summary: "Two of America's leading national security experts offer the most definitive account of the global impact of COVID-19 and the political shock waves it will have on the US and the world order in the 21st Century. The COVID-19 crisis is the greatest shock to world order since World War II. Millions have been infected and killed. The economic crash caused by the pandemic is the worst since the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1962 KAH

Summary: Robert Neville is the last human survivor in what is left of New York City. A pandemic has left only 1% of the population alive and most of those who survived are no longer human. The infected, now lurking in the shadows, watch Neville's every move. Perhaps mankind's last, best hope, Neville is driven by the only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus using his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LEG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI I

Latta, Sara L.

Summary: Explains the symptoms of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, as well as explains how it's diagnosed, how it's treated, and how it spreads.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.5 LAT

Summary: A collection of teenage love stories set during life in lockdown during the COVID-19 epidemic. There's flirting and romance through window signs and over Skype and Zoom. There's a determined girl with a mask-making business, and two boys who meet through socially distant dog-walks. It's about finding love in unexpected place during an unprecedented time. In other words, it's like real life

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TOG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TOG

Hansen, Grace

Summary: While COVID-19 made it necessary for many workers to stay home when cases were high in communities, some people still needed to provide important services. Essential workers like paramedics, farmers, grocery store workers, delivery drivers, manufacturers, government leaders and many others are everyday heroes who continue to make sure the food, care, and information we need is still accessible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids Jumbo, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610.69 HAN

Honigsbaum, Mark

Summary: Ever since the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, scientists have dreamed of preventing catastrophic outbreaks of infectious disease. Yet despite a century of medical progress, viral and bacterial disasters continue to take us by surprise, inciting panic and dominating news cycles. From the Spanish flu to the 1924 outbreak of pneumonic plague in Los Angeles to the 1930 "parrot fever" pandemic,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.4 HON

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: When the quest to find a cure to an epidemic targeting the citizens of New Mouse City is sabotaged, Geronimo Stilton must figure out who's behind it all before he ends up covered in blue spots too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STI

Jolley, Dan

Summary: When a plague sweeps over the earth killing everyone except children under twelve, ten-year-old Lisa organizes a group to rebuild a new way of life

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 JOL

Nielsen, Jennifer A.

Summary: When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them--but Ani does not feel sick, and with the help of her best friend, Weevil, she sets out to uncover the truth of what is happening, and expose the lies the people of Keldan have been told.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION NIE

Nixon, Kari

Summary: "For readers of Mary Roach and Adam Diamond, an innovative look at the histories of different epidemics and what it meant for society, alongside what lessons different diseases have to teach us as society battles the novel Coronavirus"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiller Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 614.4 NIX

Hansen, Grace

Summary: Factual yet simple text about the rise of COVID-19, how it spreads, and steps we can take to avoid spreading disease to others. Colorful diagrams show how viruses enter a host and replicate in cells, and explain how lower-respiratory illnesses affect people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids Jumbo, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.5 HAN

Shepard, Jim

Summary: "A spare and gripping novel about the next pandemic--completed by the award-winning Jim Shepard before COVID-19 even emerged--that reads like a fictional sequel to our current crisis. In a tiny settlement on the west coast of Greenland, 11-year-old Aleq and his best friend, frequent trespassers at a mining site exposed to mountains of long-buried and thawing permafrost, carry what they pick up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

Arnold, Catharine

Summary: "Before HIV or Ebola, there was the Spanish flu--this narrative history marks the one hundredth anniversary of an epidemic that altered world history"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.5 ARN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 614.5 ARN

Summary: "A collection of short comics about the COVID-19 pandemic. Diverse artists address disruptions in work, school, and family life as well as failures in public policy, racial biases, and systemic inequalities revealed by the pandemic"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Pennsylvania State University Press/Graphic Mundi 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 COV

Summary: Based on William Brinkley's popular novel, it chronicles a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world's population. Because of its positioning, the Navy destroyer U.S.S. Nathan James avoided falling victim to the devastating tragedy. But now the crew and its captain must confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they may be among the few remaining survivors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LAS

Summary: A plague of global proportions. Anarchy in the streets. The collapse of government and the rule of law--perhaps even the end of civilization itself!--followed by the rise of tyranny and vigilantism. Present-day Britain has fallen prey to a particularly nasty influenza virus. Within days, it's clear that the disease won't be easily contained; within a couple of weeks, at least 90 percent of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 Entertain Video Ltd. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SUR

Goldsmith, Connie

Summary: "Learn about how scientists have predicted the way diseases will evolve and effect our world in the future."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616 GOL

Hayes, Bill

Summary: From the beloved author of Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic. A bookstore where readers shout their orders from the street. A neighborhood restaurant turned to-go place where one has a shared drink--on either end of a bar--with the owner. These scenes, among many others, became the new normal as soon as the world began to face the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.71 HAY

Hernández, Daisy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Growing up in a New Jersey factory town in the 1980s, Daisy Hernández believed that her aunt had become deathly ill from eating an apple. No one in her family, in either the United States or Colombia, spoke of infectious diseases, and even into her thirties, she only knew that her aunt had died of a rare illness called Chagas. But as Hernández dug deeper, she discovered that Chagas--or the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House 2021

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King, Stephen

Summary: In a near-future where women succumb to a sleeping disease and men revert to their primal natures, one mysteriously immune woman struggles to survive in an Appalachian town where she is treated as both a demon and a lab specimen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC KIN

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