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Plague Thieves
by Caroline Fernandez


ISBN: 9781770867321

Format: Trade Paperback

Size: 5.375" x 8.00"


JUV016040 JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Europe

JUV001000 JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General

JUV013050 JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Orphans & Foster Homes

Price: $14.95

Ages: 9 to 12

Publication Date: May 2024

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Rose must survive the plague.


That is the objective her dying father gives twelve-year-old Rose and her brother, Lem, as he sends them away from their home. In the year 1665, London is overpopulated and still growing while a plague runs rampant through its households. Ever resourceful, Rose manages to find hope in new friends who help each other steal the essentials to survive the cruel streets of London.


But Rose also has something that may help them survive the plague. She has her father’s last creation: a medicinal oil blend that could protect people against the sickness. As word about the orphan who possesses the secret to surviving the plague spreads to the city’s network of thieves, the special oil becomes both a blessing and a curse.


“Transporting readers into the seventeenth century without romanticizing the characters or the setting, this tightly written, third-person narrative will surely leave readers wondering whether they could have survived. An absorbing historical novel.”

— Carolyn Phelan, Booklist


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