The Boy Who Saved Cleveland

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Macmillan, 04.04.2006 - 64 Seiten

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.

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THE BOY WHO SAVED CLEVELAND: Based on a True Story

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Famed nonfiction writer Giblin makes a mostly successful foray into historical fiction with this slim novel based on a true story. In the summer of 1798, Cleveland, Ohio is a tiny three-cabin ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Great easy and fast read, appropriate for early elementary grade children. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

CHAPTER THREE To the Mill
13
CHAPTER FIVE Even Ma Is Ill
28
CHAPTER SEVEN The Sacks Are So Heavy
44
AUTHORS NOTE
63
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Über den Autor (2006)

James Cross Giblin is the author of many prestigious nonfiction books for children, including The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler. He grew up in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, and now lives in New York City.

Michael Dooling has illustrated many historical books, including James Cross Giblin's Benjamin Franklin. He lives with his family in Audubon, New Jersey.

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