What Is a Pandemic?

Pandemics and COVID-19
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

General information about what a pandemic is, examples of various pandemics throughout history, and ways humanity can fight future pandemics. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2021
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2020-08-01
BISACS JNF053050, JNF024000, JNF024020
Dewey 614.5
Graphics Full-color photographs, 1-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 650
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 509613
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources


  • What is a Pandemic?
  • Pandemics through Time
  • How Pandemics Spread
  • Fighting Pandemics
  • Think about It
  • Good News!
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Kara L. Laughlin

Kara L. Laughlin is an artist and writer who lives in Virginia with her husband, three kids, two guinea pigs, and a dog. She is the author of two dozen nonfiction books for kids.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Pandemics and COVID-19 from Children's Bookwatch on October 1, 2020

An absolutely essential and critically timely addition to elementary school, middle school, and community library collections for young readers, ‘Pandemics and COVID-19’ is a new six volume series ($191.70 List/$119.70 S&L) from the people at The View →

Teaching Guides

What Is a Pandemic?

Asking and answering questions about difficult topics will help children gain an informed understanding of the current pandemic and its effects. View →