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Monday, March 29 • 9:30am - Wednesday, June 30 •10:30am
Pandemics Past, Present & Future: Young Adult Literature featuring Scarcity, Decision-Making and Economic Systems (ALL)

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From Philadelphia's yellow fever plague of 1793 to an epidemic in the Hunger Games' Panem, explore books that examine pandemics and society's response to them.

In this session we will engage students with tales that mirror current events. Lessons on how society deals with the allocation of limited resources, economic effects concerning changing markets, and the government's response to a dire situation will be reviewed. Featured book titles include The Door in the Wall, Fever, 1793, The Rule of Three, and The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.

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Lynne Stover

Lynne Farrell Stover is currently a Teacher Consultant at the James Madison University Center for Economic Education.  Prior to this, she spent thirty-three years in public education where she enjoyed various teaching assignments including classroom teacher, gifted education specialist... Read More →

Monday March 29, 2021 9:30am - Wednesday June 30, 2021 10:30am EDT