The Boy Who Saved Cleveland

Free Read The Boy Who Saved Cleveland - by James Cross Giblin Michael Dooling Free Read The Boy Who Saved Cleveland - by James Cross Giblin Michael Dooling - The Boy Who Saved Cleveland, The Boy Who Saved Cleveland If not for Seth Doan the city of Cleveland wouldn t exist todayIn Cleveland Ohio was in danger of being wiped out by a malaria epidemic Based on fact this book tells the remarkable story of

  • Title: The Boy Who Saved Cleveland
  • Author: James Cross Giblin Michael Dooling
  • ISBN: 9780805073553
  • Page: 364
  • Format: Hardcover

Free Read The Boy Who Saved Cleveland - by James Cross Giblin Michael Dooling, The Boy Who Saved Cleveland, James Cross Giblin Michael Dooling, The Boy Who Saved Cleveland If not for Seth Doan the city of Cleveland wouldn t exist todayIn 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 Jim Giblin s first full length work ofIf

The Boy Who Saved Cleveland

Free Read The Boy Who Saved Cleveland - by James Cross Giblin Michael Dooling Free Read The Boy Who Saved Cleveland - by James Cross Giblin Michael Dooling - The Boy Who Saved Cleveland, The Boy Who Saved Cleveland If not for Seth Doan the city of Cleveland wouldn t exist todayIn Cleveland Ohio was in danger of being wiped out by a malaria epidemic Based on fact this book tells the remarkable story of The Boy Who Saved Cleveland

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  1. If you could look down on the place from the air, you might think no one lived there Author James Cross Giblin has written a simple short story describing the fledgling settlement of Cleveland in 1798 Living in the area now, it s hard to imagine the tiny grouping of three cabins near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and the bravery of the families who traveled there from Connecticut Giblin based his story on research and the character names are still well known in Cleveland today Young Seth Doan [...]


  2. This was a very short book, so it would it be a good recommendation for an elementary student who needs to read historical fiction It is based on a true incident where a boy helps his small pioneer settlement which would eventually be Cleveland, Ohio survive an outbreak of malaria It also touches on the homesickness and adjustments that he and his family experienced when they moved from their old town to the frontier.I wish the book had been longer, but it was interesting and probably a good len [...]


  3. short, short historical fiction for beginning chapter book readers about a boy who lives in cleveland back when there were only three cabins the inhabitants of those cabins fall ill and he is the only one well enough to take corn to the mill each day so that everyone will have food to eat there are several references to bible reading it s the only book they own and he loves to read , but if that doesn t bother you and it didn t bother me it s an excellent example of historical fiction.


  4. I picked up this book at a recent library sale to give to my cousins kids, who happen to live in Cleveland, so I thought they d like it It s based on the historical story of the new settlement of Cleveland in the late 1700 s and a malaria epidemic that threatens to wipe out the small group of settlers, who are held together by a young boy s heroic efforts to provide them with food during the crisis A quick read, educational, and fun, if not much in depth.


  5. Had to read this when the title came up on a library search It s a book for young readers about the first three families in Cleveland proper and how the small settlement was threatened with extinction due to the ague a form of malaria The boy in the title makes the long walk back and forth to the mill required daily for the families corn to be ground for their meals The story ends with two strangers arriving having slashed a road through from Conneaut.


  6. Short but sweet story about a small boy who is the only one well enough to provide the necessary cornmeal to feed his small town He loves to read too The only book he has access to is the Bible and has become endeared to it At the end, the town gives him a gift to thank him for saving them What gift you say A book Robinson Crusoe


  7. gr 3 4 63 pgs1780s, Cleveland, Ohio When the entire population of Cleveland all three families fall sick with the shakes and fever malaria , it is up to 10 year old Seth to grind the corn at the mill and bring it to sick families to eat.Based on a true story.


  8. Short story about a boy who saves the early settlers of Cleveland during a malaria epidemic Written from the boy s POV Gives a brief look at the difficulties of life for the early settlers Realistic pencil drawings.


  9. The story of a boy who saved his community, which grew into the city of Cleveland, Ohio Seth s family is stricken with malaria and Seth is the one who keeps them and his neighbors fed by hauling corn to the mill everyday to be ground into cornmeal.


  10. In 1798 Cleveland was considered west The only way to get there was by boat The small community came down with the shakes and fever known as ague a form of malaria Seth cared for his family and small community.


  11. What a great and amazing story Annie read this book in school and told me I had to read it and I am so glad I did I highly reccommend this book to any Clevelander



  12. This book had a lot of information and persinal life of a boy who had to grow up pioneer time I won t give it 5 stares because it deffinetly wasn t my leval of reading but this is a very good book.


  13. What better way to teach children about history than through a book like this I think it is for children in third grade or higher Addresses malaria in Cleveland.





  14. This is a nice, quick novel, based on true events I didn t really want to read it, but was glad I did Didn t take long, but it was enjoyable and a good look at that historical period.


  15. Coming in at less than sixty pages, this book is a quick read about an illness that overtakes tiny Cleveland in the late eighteenth century.




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