Kingdom of Needle and Bone

Kingdom of Needle and BoneWe live in an age of wonders Modern medicine has conquered or contained many of the diseases that used to carry children away before their time, reducing mortality and improving health Vaccination and treatment are widely available, not held in reserve for the chosen few There are still monsters

Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons

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Pandemic (Infected, #3)

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White Plague (Joe Rush, #1)

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1666: Plague, War, and Hellfire

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Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose

Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary RoseGo Ask Alice was a hoax But Dear Nobody is a true teen diary so raw and so edgy its authenticity rings off every page I am a freak The words and drawings of Mary Rose present a gritty, powerful, no holds barred true experience of a teen girl so desperate to be loved, so eager to fit in that

Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

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