The Boy Who Saved Cleveland (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

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 numerous books for children. Among them are George Washington: A Picture Book Biography by James Cross Giblin, O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories, and Lewis and Clark and Me by Laurie Myers. He lives in Audubon, New Jersey, with his wife, Jane, and her daughters, Rachel and Lisa.

Praise For…

"Young readers will enjoy the clear writing and plot-driven pace. Dooling's full-page pencil-on-paper illustrations convey the time period as well as the emotional tone." - School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781627790697
ISBN-10: 1627790691
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
Publication Date: April 4th, 2006
Pages: 80
Language: English