|aI survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 |cby Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson.
|aGreat Chicago Fire, 1871
|aNew York |bScholastic Inc.|c2015.
|a96 p. |bill. |c20 cm.
|aI survived |v11
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|aOscar 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?
In a national contest, readers voted and decided that the next I SURVIVED topic will be the Great Chicago Fire, 1871!In the next book of the I SURVIVED series, one boy will struggle to stay alive as the great city of Chicago burns.
In a national contest, readers voted and decided that the next I SURVIVED topic will be the Great Chicago Fire, 1871!In the next book of the I SURVIVED series, one boy will struggle to stay alive as the great city of Chicago burns. Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and group editorial director for language arts for Scholastic classroom magazines, in addition to being the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels EMMA-JEAN LAZARUS FELL OUT OF A TREE and EMMA-JEAN LAZARUS FELL IN LOVE. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, and can be found online at www.laurentarshis.com.