The Great Fire

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Scholastic Incorporated, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
28 Reviews
Jim Murphy's Newbery Honor Book available for the first time in paperback.

"Vivid firsthand descriptions by persons who lived through the 1871 Chicago fire are woven into a gripping account... Absorbing and riveting reading." The Horn Book, starred review

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This book is madddddd boring

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The Great Fire, Written by Jim Murphy, 1995, Nonfiction The Great Fire is a nonfiction book about the Great Fire of 1871 that ravaged the city of Chicago. The text combines first hand accounts with ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
11
A City Ready to Burn
13
Everything Went Wrong
26
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Jim Murphy is the celebrated author of more than thirty-five books for young readers, most notably TRUCE: THE DAY THE SOLDIERS STOPPED FIGHTING and THE GREAT FIRE, a Newbery Honor Winner. His carefully researched, engaging, and elegantly written nonfiction has garnered the most prestigious awards in the field. He lives in Maplewood, New Jersey, with his wife and their two sons.

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