This topical series uses a then-and-now approach to explore how the influenza pandemic of 1918 and the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 have shaped our culture, crisis response, medical advancements, and more. Readers learn key facts about the pandemics, such as how the novel viruses spread and how health-care professionals responded to the emergencies. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- New! Spring 2023
- New! Fall 2022
- New! Spring 2022
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Subject||Health, History, Social Studies|
|Imprint||Abdo & Daughters|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Pandemics – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Each volume in this series contrasts the 1918 flu pandemic with the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. In this way, the series supports the social studies standard time, continuity, and change. In addition to the then and now contrasts, each volume also studies cultural changes, the impact of media, global and local efforts to combat pandemics, and more. A strength of the series is the many historical photographs and documents included…. An informative series that will appeal to history buffs and be useful in social studies inquiries.