The Great Fire

The Great Fire

by Jim Murphy


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"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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780439203074
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2006
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 260,201
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

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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