Because this disease was fairly new, It was very difficult to figure out the causeof this disease.
Sign Post - Numbers & Stats
"Thirty-five soldiers at the army post had come down with yellow fever"(24).
Hi. I'm Clare and the book club book I am reading is called Yellow Death by Suzanne Jurmain and it is a true story about the disease Yellow Fever. The people that are in my book club are Kennedi K, Anna D, and Lilee H.
Mindset - Persists in Obsticles
Since this disease was killing thousands and thousands of people, Walter Reed did not want to give up.
To figure out the cause and cure for yellow fever, 5 doctors went on many difficult journeys.
Summary - Gist & Aha! Huh?
7 Word Gist The disease, Yellow Fever, was killing many. Aha! Huh? Two things I learned were that over 50,000 people died from yellow fever and that it was a major epidemic in Africa and South America. One thing that was hard to believe was how fast yellow fever takes over and kills you.
The author included this to show that this disease wasn't a joke and It was very serious and deadly.
Tired of seeing people dying, Reed didn't give up on trying to find the cure and cause for yellow fever.
5 topics and/or themes: Hope - Challenge - Never Give Up - Strength - Keep Trying