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The Resource I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871, by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson

I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871, by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson

Label
I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871
Title
I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871
Statement of responsibility
by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson
Title variation
I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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?
Member of
Summary
Robbed on the train platform as soon as he arrives in the city, eleven-year-old Oscar Starling soon finds himself in the middle of the Great Chicago Fire when he chases after his thief, who is herself in need of rescue
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Award
Iowa Children's Choice Award, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10396302
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tarshis, Lauren
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • "Appeals to 2nd-4th graders"--Page 4 of cover
  • "Reading level, grade 4"--Page 4 of cover
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730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dawson, Scott
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True
Series statement
I survived
Series volume
0011
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871, by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884817174
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780545658461
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)884817174
Label
I survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871, by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884817174
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780545658461
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)884817174

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