I had heard of Typhoid Mary and knew a few details of her impact on history, but not until this book had I ever read about her. It was an eyeopening example of one person's effect on their time, but also how the media has ALWAYS been able to manipulate a story for their own gain.
This book was such a fast read. It was very informative of the people involved in solving one source of typhoid during the US's Industrial Revolution.
This book was a reread. I had used it as a book club book with a fifth grade group of girls in 2014. We used it as we talked about friendship and change.
It was nice to go back and read this book just for fun. A book with a main character named Comfort? with a dog named Dismay? and a family who runs the town's funeral parlor? How could you go wrong?!?
I am the media coordinator at Central Wilkes Middle School. This is my third middle school and 8th year in media. I hope this blog will help me document all the newest experiences with books that I have so that I might be able to better share them with all of you!