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Cincinnati Epidemic (American Adventure #17)
by Veda Boyd Jones (Goodreads Author)
History comes alive for eight-to-twelve year olds in this close-up, fun-to-read, multi-generational story of a fictional family spanning three centuries of actual historical events. God's hand is seen at work in people's lives and in the events that shaped our nation.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published December 1st 1998 by Barbour Publishing
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I actually started this early this morning. I wanted to read a chapter, then do other things, but the book got read first! Interesting info on cholera & how they believed it was spread. Dr. Daniel Drake is a historical figure in this book, who's theory on "invisible bugs" spreading the disease was very close to the truth. The children & their concerns & actions at this time are very realistic.
Veda Boyd Jones enjoys the challenge of writing for diverse readers. She is the author of forty-two books: five children's historical novels, twenty-one children's biographies, three children's nonfiction books, three picture books, nine romance novels, and a coloring book. Other published works include over 400 articles and stories in children's and adult magazines (Cricket, Highlights, Humpty Du ...moreMore about Veda Boyd Jones...
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