Smallpox Strikes!

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Barbour Pub Incorporated, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
Rob Allerton has problems. His stepfather, Josiah Foy, is determined to make a shipping clerk out of him, but Rob hates everything about the family business. And when he isn't getting into trouble at work, Rob and his half-sister Rachel are being set up for trouble at home by their stepbrother, Thomas. Then, on top of everything else, smallpox breaks out. Rob's friend, Dr. Boylston, has a radical new treatment that may save people from smallpox, but Josiah Foy refuses to even consider letting his family be inoculated. How can Rob convince his stepfather to risk Dr. Boylston's treatment before his family contracts the deadly disease?

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About the author (1998)

Norma Jean Lutz began her professional writing career in 1977, when she enrolled in a writing correspondence course. Since then, she has had over 200 short stories and articles published in both secular and Christian publications. She is also author of five published teen novels.

Adam Wallenta has illustrated dozens of comics and graphic novels and has worked for companies such as Marvel Comics, DC Entertainment, and Skyhorse Publishing.

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