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AHJ - Allendale Branch J CHO (Text) 30365100976548 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library J Choldenko Gennifer (Text) 22960001067114 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Anderson - Pendleton Branch J Choldenko Gennifer (Text) 22960001096063 Juvenile Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385742535
  • ISBN: 9780375990632
  • ISBN: 9780385742542
  • Physical Description: 278 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A deadly surprise in a city of lies"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-276).
Summary, etc.:
San Francisco, 1900. The Gilded Age. A fantastic time to be alive for lots of people... but not thirteen-year-old Lizzie Kennedy, stuck at Miss Barstow's snobby school for girls. Lizzie's secret passion is science, an unsuitable subject for finishing-school girls. Lizzie lives to go on house calls with her physician father. On those visits to his patients, she discovers a hidden dark side of the city -- a side that's full of secrets, rats, and rumors of the plague. The newspapers, her powerful uncle, and her beloved papa all deny that the plague has reached San Francisco. So why is the heart of the city under quarantine? Why are angry mobs trying to burn Chinatown to the ground? Why is Noah, the Chinese cook's son, suddenly making Lizzie question everything she has known to be true? Ignoring the rules of race and class, Lizzie and Noah must put the pieces together in a heart-stopping race to save the people they love.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-12.
540L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 3.7 7 175458
Awards Note:
South Carolina Junior Book Award nominee, 2017-2018.
Subject: Preteens > Juvenile fiction.
Plague > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Juvenile fiction.
Quarantine > Juvenile fiction.
Chinese Americans > California > History > Juvenile fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > History > Juvenile fiction.
United States > Race relations > History > Juvenile fiction.
Plague > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Quarantine > Fiction.
Chinese Americans > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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