A children’s book author decided the best way to get kids excited about history was to tell them through the lens of history’s grossest events. Mosquitos and bugs that carry illnesses such as yellow fever play a prominent role in her stories. Listen to this radio story and ask your students how they feel about “gross history.”
Story Length: 7:19
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AIR DATE: 05/19/2014