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( Read Book ) Ý Smallpox Strikes! ¹ 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 Intended as historical Christian children s fiction, it falls way short in literary quality The characters are inconsistent, the dialog is stilted and liberally sprinkled with scriptural quotations, and the plot is cluttered with unnecessary details and very contrived. A tense situation smallpox epidemic , told by a young boy and future doctor who observes the predecessor of modern immunizations This is the seventh book in The American Adventure series This series tells about the lives of children from many generations of a fictional family throughout American history, from the settling of Plymouth by the Pilgrims through the end of World War II It s the spring of 1721 in Boston, and eleven year old Rob Allerton has problems He would like to study to be an apothecary with his good friend, Dr Boylston However, his wealthy stepfather, Josiah Foy, has forced Rob to become an apprentic This is the seventh book in The American Adventure series This series tells about the lives of children from many generations of a fictional family throughout American history, from the settling of Plymouth by the Pilgrims through the end of World War II It s the spring of 1721 in Boston, and eleven year old Rob Allerton has problems He would like to study to be an apothecary with his good friend, Dr Boylston However, his wealthy stepfather, Josiah Foy, has forced Rob to become an apprentice at his shipping business In addition, Rob is constantly fighting with his stepbrother, Thomas, who resents Rob and is constantly teasing their little sister, Rachel But soon these problems begin to seem trivial, when a deadly outbreak of smallpox hits Boston Dr Bolyston wants to give people an experimental inoculation he believes protects against the disease, but Rob s stepfather forbids anyone in the family to get one Can Rob persuade his stepfather to change his mind before it s too late This was another good book from the American Adventure series Rob was a sympathetic character, the story was interesting, and I enjoyed the colonial setting Readers who enjoyed the other books in the American Adventure series will definitely want to read this one as well I also recommend it to readers who are new to the series and are interested in this time period in history