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Title:
I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871
Author:
Tarshis, Lauren, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Scholastic Inc., [2015].

©2015
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series:
Summary:
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?
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Appeals to 2nd-4th graders ; reading level grade 4

730 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 2.0 172572.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.3 5 Quiz: 65767.
ISBN:
9780545658461

9780606363549
Format :
Book

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Readers voted and decided on the Great Chicago Fire as the next I Survived topic!

In the next book of the I Survived series, one boy will struggle to stay alive as the great city of Chicago burns.


Author Notes

Lauren Tarshis was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is the author of Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree, Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love, and the I Survived series. She is also an editorial director for language arts at Scholastic, the editor of Storyworks magazine, and oversees Scope magazine. Her title, I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii 79 A. D. made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014.

(Bowker Author Biography)