Plague Riders

From the Series After the Dust Settled

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Shep Greenfield is a plague rider. When his parents disappeared after an attack on their home, he agreed to deliver medicine for the sinister Doctor St. John. The doctor runs the camp of River’s Edge with cruelty and total control. But the pills he makes are the only hope people have, now that the doomsday plague, nightpox, has hit Wisconsin.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.5
Text Type Fiction—Action/Adventure
BISACS YAF015000, YAF001020, YAF058000
Dewey [Fic]
Lexile 730
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 152823
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Reviewed

Author: Gabriel Goodman

Gabriel Goodman is a writer living in St. Paul. He has written for previous Darby Creek series, including the Surviving Southside series and the Bareknuckle series.


School Library Journal

“The short text (approximately fourth-grade reading level) and intriguing design of these books will appeal to challenged and reluctant readers in middle and high school.” —School Library Journal