The Boy Who Saved Cleveland

James Cross Giblin; illustrations by Michael Dooling

Henry Holt and Co.

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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.

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James Cross Giblin; illustrations by Michael Dooling

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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The Boy Who Saved Cleveland
James Cross Giblin; illustrations by Michael Dooling

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Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI), New Mexico Land of Enchantment Master List, Tennessee Intermediate Volunteer State Book Award Master List, Utah Beehive Book Award Master List, VT Green Mountain Book Award Master List

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
April 2006
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805073553
ISBN10: 0805073558
Chapter Book
6 x 8 inches, 80 pages, Black-and-white illustrations
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: 740L
F&P Level A-Z: Q
AR Quiz Number: 105495
AR Points: 1

$16.99
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