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  • 54 of 56 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Janet Carlson Calvert Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Franklin Elementary School 977.3 MUR MWC (Text to phone) 9780439203074 Series Available -
Franklin Elementary School FES 977.3 MUR (Text to phone) 30206000038031 Nonfiction Available -
Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin J 977.3 MUR (Text to phone) 33345000333955 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0590472674 :
  • Physical Description: 144 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., c1995.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
By weaving personal accounts of actual survivors together with the carefully researched history of Chicago and the disaster, [the author] constructs a ... narrative that recreates the events.... And finally, he reveals how, even in a time of deepest despair, the human spirit triumphed, as the people of Chicago found the courage and strength to build their city once again. -Dust jacket.
Photographs and text, along with personal accounts of actual survivors tell the story of the great fire of 1871 in Chicago.
Target Audience Note:
6.5 Follett Library Resources
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor Book, 1996.
Newbery Medal/Honor.
Subject: Fires > Illinois > Chicago > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Fires > Illinois > Chicago > History > 19th century.
Chicago (Ill.) > History > To 1875 > Juvenile literature.
Chicago (Ill.) > History > To 1875.
Topic Heading: Newbery Medal books.
Newbery Medal books

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