By Laurie Halse Anderson
Fever destroys everything in its path
If someone gets yellow fever, someone else can it. Yellow Fever can kill someone very easily. The coffeehouse's serving girl,Polly, came down with a case of the fever and then next thing you know, she's being buried.
Fever was all through the city
The people of Philadelphia were sick and scared
Mattie was sad to lose her grandfather but happy to be back with her Mom