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Jarrow, Gail

Summary: Traces the pellagra epidemic that spread throughout the American South a century ago, drawing on real-life cases to describe its physical and cultural impact as well as related medical reports, news articles, and scientific investigations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.1 JAR

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: Traces the efforts of doctors to halt the spread of the plague during the 1900 outbreak in San Francisco, discussing how political leaders tried to keep the epidemic from being publicized and the scientists working to unlock the secrets of the disease.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2016

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

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: Discusses the achievements of chemist Harvey Washington Wiley, who recognized the dangers of using harmful chemicals, including formaldehyde, borax, and salicyclic acid, in food and medicine and fought for safe products for consumers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 344.7304 JAR

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: On Halloween eve 1938, people across America gathered around the radio to listen to their favorite Sunday evening program. Expecting to hear the latest drama from Orson Welles's Mercury Theatre, many were alarmed when news bulletins interrupted the show. New Jersey had been rocked by mysterious explosions. The announcements continued, each more frantic than the last. An invading army's strange...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.44 JAR