Everything you need to understand or teach Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson.
Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers published Anderson's novel Fever 1793 in 2000, an historical novel set in Philadelphia during the post-Revolutionary War.
Readers encounter the harrowing experience of the 1793 yellow fever epidemic.
Anderson gives insight into this deadly disease that killed nearly five thousand people, ten percent of the Philadelphia population, and halted its prosperity. The story uses real-life recollections to develop the bitterness and fear of neighbor toward neighbor as people physically...
Fever 1793 Lesson Plans contain 112 pages of teaching material, including: