Children of the Fire (Google eBook)
Eleven-year-old Hallelujah is fascinated by the fires burning all over the city of Chicago. Little does she realize that her life will be changed forever by the flames that burn with such bright fascination for her.
The year is 1871 and this event will later be called the Great Chicago Fire. Hallelujah and her newfound friend Elizabeth are as different as night and day; but their shared solace will bind them as friends forever, as a major American city starts to rebuild itself.
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Review: Children of the FireUser Review - Rll52013_andrea - Goodreads
I happen to really love this story. (Reading it aloud, I edit one word from my rendition). That little, sassy Hallelujah gets to know herself and others and decide how to be her best self. Chicago ... Read full review
Review: Children of the FireUser Review - Lori - Goodreads
I like historical stories. I think they are especially valuable with students because it open doors for so much learning. Read full review