The Plague (My Side of the Story)

By Wooderson, Philip

Publishers Summary:
My Side of the Story is a completely unique approach to historical fiction. Read the story of one youngster's life in turbulent times, then flip the book and find out firsthand how another child reacts to the conclusion of eventswith very different feelings and ideas! Rachel is a young girl living in London in 1665. The dreaded disease, the plague, is taking hold of the city, and everyone is fearful for his or her life. Rachel and her best friend, Robert, worry they might be next in line. Then the unthinkable happensRachel becomes infected . . . Robert's father forbids him to see his best friend, Rachel, in case he falls victim to the plague too. But Robert won't just sit back and let his friend die. Can their friendship survive during this dark, dark hour in England's history?

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ISBN
978-0-75345-990-4
Publisher
Kingfisher


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Reviewed on October 1, 2006

Gr 5-8 In the midst of the London plague of 1665, Rachel and her family struggle to maintain their relatively comfortable life. She becomes alarmed as friends and servants begin to die and her cousin Robert, her fathers clerk, mysteriously disappears. When the family flees to the surrounding countryside, they find out where Robert is, but then the plague hits much closer to home. The ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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