The Great Plague

The Great Plague

A London Girl's Diary, 1665-1666

Book - 2009
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"It seems that in the past week 700 people have died of the plague. . . One of the houses in the next street had a red cross painted on the door. Above the cross someone had chalked Lord Have Mercy Upon Us. . . ? A time of horror has come to London. As the bubonic plague ravages the city, mercilessly plucking up victims and filling the plague pits with corpses, 13-year-old Alice Payton records the outbreak in her diary. But when her own aunt is struck down with the disease, Anne is forced to make a decision that could change her life forever." --From the publisher.
Includes events during the Great Fire of London(1666) which followed shortly after the Plague epidemic subsided.
Publisher: Toronto : Scholastic Canada, 2009, c2001
ISBN: 9780545985475
Characteristics: 157 p. : ill. ; 20 cm

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kasiahansen
Aug 14, 2017

This book was GREAT!!!! It was sad, but a really good book!!!!!

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ponyrider12
May 14, 2013

This is a great book. You really get to see what it was like in the Great Plague time. I'm going to go search up some more books by this author...

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