The Great Chicago Fire

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180902

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Description

True or false? In October 1871, a cow kicked a lantern over and sparked a fire that would destroy much of the city of Chicago. The cow tale is likely not the true story, but the damage and death toll of the Great Chicago Fire were very real. This engrossing book explores the causes of the fire, how it spread, and the aftermath of the blaze. It also explains how the mighty city was rebuilt to become one of the most architecturally diverse and original cities in the world.

Reading Level
Lexile
790L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.1
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
History Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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