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I Survived the Great Chicago Fire 1871 I Survived 11

Author : Lauren Tarshis
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Could an entire city really burn to the ground?

I Survived the Great Chicago Fire 1871

Author : Lauren Tarshis
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Originally not wanting to come to Chicago, young Oscar Starling finds himself not only in the middle of the city, but trying to survive when the town is ablaze.

The Great Chicago Fire

Author : Michael Regan
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On October 8, 1871, a fierce fire broke out in the bustling city of Chicago. Jumping rivers and burning miles of buildings and homes, the flames raged for more than two days. More than a hundred people died, and thousands were left homeless. Could the city have prevented this blaze? To understand the impact of a disaster, you must understand its causes. How did Chicago's building methods add fuel to the fire? How did human error delay help when the fire broke out? Investigate the disaster from a cause-and-effect perspective and find out!

I Survived The Great Molasses Flood 1919 I Survived 19

Author : Lauren Tarshis
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100 years ago, a killer wave of molasses struck a crowded Boston neighborhood. Discover the story of this strange disaster in the next book in the New York Times bestselling I Survived series.

History Comics The Great Chicago Fire

Author : Kate Hannigan
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In History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire, writer Kate Hannigan and illustrator Alex Graudins tell the true story of how a city rose up from one of the worst catastrophes in American history, and how this disaster forever changed how homes, buildings, and communities are constructed. A deadly blaze engulfs Chicago for two terrifying days! A brother, a sister, and a helpless puppy must race through the city to stay one step ahead of the devilish inferno. But can they reunite with their lost family before it’s too late? With History Comics you can travel back in time to the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, the deserts of the American southwest, the riot at the Stonewall Inn, and beyond! In this new nonfiction graphic novel series from First Second, the past comes alive!

Survive a Fire

Author : Patrick Perish
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Every fire has three ingredients: heat, fuel, and oxygen. And when these ingredients mix inside a house or in a forest, they are often a recipe for danger. This survival guide for young readers calls out the causes of fires and how to best escape the smoke and flames.

Courageous Creatures I Survived True Stories 4

Author : Lauren Tarshis
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Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells tales of brave kids who survive harrowing events. Now, Lauren Tarshis tells the true stories of several animals who face challenges of their own and the humans who help them survive. ANIMALS. SURVIVORS. HEROES. The author of the New York Times bestselling I Survived series shares four thrilling true stories of animals who have faced disaster—and come through. You’ll meet courageous animals and also inspiring humans who show how we can help protect the creatures who share our precious Earth. Includes real-life stories about: The pigeon hero of World War I Two captured dolphins and the hero who helped them return to the sea 20,000 penguins saved from an oil spill disaster Two orphaned cheetahs and their unlikely new dad This fourth book in the I Survived True Stories series is perfect for fans of the I Survived novels or anyone who loves stories about animals beating the odds. It's a great choice for reading alongside I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944, which features a carrier pigeon character.

Prairie Passage

Author : Edward Ranney
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Completed in 1848, the Illinois & Michigan Canal stretched from Lake Michigan at Chicago's Navy Pier to the Illinois River at LaSalle-Peru. PRAIRIE PASSAGE commemorates the canal's 150th anniversary with 250 stunning photographs, many by the renowned Edward Ranney, and Preface by BLUE HIGHWAYS author William Least Heat-Moon. Tony Hiss's introductory text recounts the saga of the once mighty waterway. 250 photos.

Historical Gazetteer of the United States

Author : Paul T. Hellmann
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The first place-by-place chronology of U.S. history, this book offers the student, researcher, or traveller a handy guide to find all the most important events that have occurred at any locality in the United States.

I Survived the American Revolution 1776 I Survived 15

Author : Lauren Tarshis
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Bestselling author Lauren Tarshis tackles the American Revolution in this latest installment of the groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling I Survived series.