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Facebook Live – Blood and Germs with Author Gail Jarrow
December 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST| FREE
COVID-19 and closures won’t stop us from sharing the incredible lessons we can learn from studying medical care during the Civil War!
Join us on Wednesday, December 30 at 1:00 PM on Facebook Live for a virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. You can tune in live by visiting facebook.com/civilwarmed/live at the scheduled time.
Education Coordinator John Lustrea will talk with award winning author Gail Jarrow about her most recent book Blood and Germs which covers the story of Civil War medicine. During their live conversation they will talk about her inspiration for writing about Civil War medicine, her process for gearing books towards younger audiences, and an overview of the book itself.
Gail Jarrow is the author of nonfiction books and novels for ages 8-18. Her nonfiction books have earned the Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, Orbis Pictus Honor Book, YALSA Award Nomination for Excellence in Nonfiction, ALA Notable Book, Notable Social Studies Trade Book, Outstanding Science Trade Book, a NSTA Best STEM book, the Jefferson Cup Award, the Eureka! Gold Award, SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Book, as well as Bank Street, BCCB, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal Best Books and VOYA Honor Book distinctions.
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