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I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 ( I Survived) (Paperback) - by Lauren Tarshis

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Could an entire city really burn to the ground?



Book Synopsis



Could an entire city really burn to the ground?

Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city, but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode.An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including Oscar! Will Oscar survive one of the most famous and devastating fires in history? Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in this New York Times-bestselling series. Readers will be transported by stories of amazing kids and how they survived!



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Praise for I SURVIVED THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, 1863. . . Informative and breathlessly paced. --KIRKUS REVIEWSPraise for I SURVIVED THE ATTACKS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001: [Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and long-term -- while ending on an upward beat. --KIRKUS REVIEWSPraise for I SURVIVED THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC, 1912: The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages. --KIRKUS REVIEWSPraise for I SURVIVED HURRICANE KATRINA, 2005: Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero. --BOOKLIST



About The Author



Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.4 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .15 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 96
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Friendship, Action + Adventure / Survival Stories, Historical / United States / 19th Century
Series Title: I Survived
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Paperback
Author: Lauren Tarshis
Language: English
Street Date: February 24, 2015
TCIN: 16977156
UPC: 9780545658461
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-3654
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 5.3 inches length x 0.4 inches width x 7.6 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
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3 recommendations

Exciting and well written

5 out of 5 stars
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Chris Z - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
My grandson really enjoyed reading this book. It kept his interest and really made him want to read more.
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Great books!

5 out of 5 stars
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Lindy A - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
My son absolutely loves the I survived collection. I gave him this one as an early Christmas present and he already started reading it as soon as we got home!
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Great books

5 out of 5 stars
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Nik - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
This books are quick historical reads for kids.
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