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The Boy Who Saved Cleveland
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0805073558, Hardcover)
If not for Seth Doan, the city of Cleveland wouldn’t exist today...
In 1798, Cleveland, Ohio, was in danger of being wiped out by a malaria epidemic. Based on fact, this book tells the remarkable story of Seth Doan, a young boy whose heroic efforts kept his family and neighbors alive and ultimately put the city of Cleveland on the map. J
im Giblin’s first full-length work of historical fiction, this chapter book is perfect for kids of that in-between age—too old for picture books and too young for full-length novels.
The Boy Who Saved Cleveland is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:33 -0400)
During a malaria epidemic in late eighteenth-century Cleveland, Ohio, ten-year-old Seth Doan surprises his family, his neighbors, and himself by having the strength to carry and grind enough corn to feed everyone.
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