Pandemic : the Spanish Flu, 1918 / Sally Stone.

By: Stone, Sally, 1963- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: My New Zealand storyPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Scholastic New Zealand, 2020Copyright date: ©2012Edition: Revised editionDescription: 157 pages : illustrations ; 20 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775436010Subject(s): Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 -- Children's fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- Children's fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Children's fiction | Canterbury (N.Z.) -- History -- 20th century -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Diary fiction. | Historical fiction. | Children's stories, New Zealand. Summary: It is 1918, and World War I is finally drawing to an end. In the small Canterbury settlement of Southill Downs, 11-year-old Freda Rose looks forward to the return of her brother, Bobby, from the Western Front. But Freda doesn't know that something else is on its way to New Zealand from battle-scarred Europe: a disease that will soon prove more devastating than any war. As the lethal sickness spreads, striking down even the strongest and healthiest, Freda's joy turns to horror and disbelief.
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Previous edition, 2012.

Includes a preface with useful information on the coronavirus outbreak as well as suggestions on what to do in a pandemic. Includes historical note and photos from the 1918 era.

It is 1918, and World War I is finally drawing to an end. In the small Canterbury settlement of Southill Downs, 11-year-old Freda Rose looks forward to the return of her brother, Bobby, from the Western Front. But Freda doesn't know that something else is on its way to New Zealand from battle-scarred Europe: a disease that will soon prove more devastating than any war. As the lethal sickness spreads, striking down even the strongest and healthiest, Freda's joy turns to horror and disbelief.

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