Philadelphia the World War I Years Peter John Williams

Hello, homeschoolers, teachers, librarians, and history buffs!

I did hundreds of hours of research while writing BREATHE and want to share some of the fantastic resources I found with you.

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Resource Page for BREATHE

With Courage and Cloth Ann Bausum
One For Sorrow Mary Downing Hahn
In the Shadow of Blackbirds Cat Winters

Nonfiction Books​​


Sara Fujimura Breathe
Kate Szegda Pharmacy Girl YA book Spanish Flu
Hunting the 1918 Flu Kirsty Duncan
Gina Kolata Flu 1918
More Deadly Than War Kenneth C Davis

Young Adult Fiction

A Death-Struck Year Makiia Lucier

Sara Fujimura

PBS: The American Experience

Influenza 1918

Want a quick overview of the Spanish flu in video and written form? Hands down, this is the best starting point. 

National Archives and Records Administration
The Deadly Virus: The Influenza Epidemic of 1918

Naval History and Heritage Command

Philadelphia, Nurses, and the Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1918 Commemoration Resources for Partners

Contains many graphics and a video.

Last of the Doughboys

YouTube Channel

​Interview with 105-year-old WWI Veteran

Alabama Department of Archives & History

YouTube Channel

1918 influenza pandemic survivor interview: Mrs. Edna Register Boone