Publisher description for The boy who saved Cleveland : based on a true story / by James Cross Giblin ; illustrated by Michael Dooling.


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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.






Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ohio -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Ohio -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Ohio -- Fiction.
Self-confidence -- Fiction.
Epidemics -- Fiction.
Sick -- Fiction.
Malaria -- Fiction.