The Boy Who Saved Cleveland (Hardcover)
Henry Holt & Company, 9780805073553, 64pp.
Publication Date: April 4, 2006
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.