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The boy who saved Cleveland : based on a true story

Author: James Cross Giblin; Michael Dooling
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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During a malaria epidemic in late eighteenth-century Cleveland, Ohio, ten-year-old Seth Doan surprises his family, his neighbors, and himself by having the strength to carry and grind enough corn to feed everyone.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Cross Giblin; Michael Dooling
ISBN: 0805073558 9780805073553
OCLC Number: 61295760
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: xi, 64 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. The shakes and fever --
Chapter 2. What's happened to Pa? --
Chapter 3. To the mill --
Chapter 4. Sickness everywhere --
Chapter 5. Even Ma is ill --
Chapter 6. The bear --
Chapter 7. The sacks are so heavy --
Chapter 8. A wonderful present --
Author's note.
Responsibility: James Cross Giblin ; illustrated by Michael Dooling.
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During a malaria epidemic in late eighteenth-century Cleveland, Ohio, ten-year-old Seth Doan surprises his family, his neighbors, and himself by having the strength to carry and grind enough corn to feed everyone.

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