Terrifying Ticks

by Kevin Blake

Part of a Series: Bugged Out! The World's Most Dangerous Bugs.

In 2015, Jane Ashley took her dog for a walk through a field in Virginia. The next day, she spotted a black speck on her back. It was a tiny tick. Several days later, Jane developed a throbbing headache, which turned into a fever. Soon, she was so ill she needed to be taken to the hospital. Then Jane's organs began to fail. What was making her so deathly ill? Read Jane's harrowing tale of survival, and learn all about ticks and the deadly diseases they carry in this engrossing new narrative nonfiction book for young readers.

ISBN: 9781642801682

JLG Release: July 2019

JLG Member Price

Series Nonfiction: Science 3-5

Grades 3-5


12 books / $20.25 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition


    Bearport Publishing

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8" x 10"



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