Close to Home: A Story of the Polio Epidemic
In the summer of 1952, Betsy sees her vacation fun overshadowed by the spreading polio epidemic, while her mother and other scientists work frantically to develop a vaccine for the crippling disease.
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CLOSE TO HOME: A Story of the Polio EpidemicUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Fifth-grader Betsy, whose mother works in Jonas Salk's research lab, has an on-again, off-again friendship with fascinating, mischievous Leticia, whose mother is so fearful of polio that she believes ... Read full review