Fever 1793 Study Guide

Fever 1793

Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

Fever, 1793, a YA historical fiction novel, tells the story of fourteen-year-old Mattie Cook, who works in her family's coffee shop alongside her mother and grandfather. Her world is turned upside down when a serious outbreak of yellow fever occurs, and Mattie is left on her own after her grandfather dies and her mother disappears. Mattie joins together with a group of other survivors to outlast the fever in this tale that explores themes of family, bravery, and perseverance.

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