Maria and the Plague: A Black Death Survival Story (Girls Survive)

by Natasha Deen (Author) Francesca Ficorilli (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Girls Survive
Years of bad weather and natural disasters have choked Italy's food supply, and the people of Florence are dying of starvation. Breadlines are battlegrounds, and young Maria has to fight for her family's every loaf. Adding to the misery, the Black Plague is rapidly spreading through the country, killing everyone in its path. Maria has already lost her mother and sister. Will she be strong enough to save the rest of her family before it's too late?

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Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781515882237
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Stone Arch Books
Publication date
January 20, 2021
Series
Girls Survive
BISAC categories
JUV039140 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
JUV001010 - Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure | Survival Stories
JUV014000 - Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
JUV016000 - Juvenile Fiction | Historical | General
Library of Congress categories
History
Families
Family life
Italy
Survival
Middle Ages
14th century
Plague
Black death

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