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I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 (I Survived #11)

by Lauren Tarshis

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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 ( )
  lindy_brooke | May 2, 2016 |
I liked this book for two main reasons. I enjoyed the language that the author used, as well as the plot in the story. The way the author writes feels as though the reader is present in the moment that they are in the story. When times are tense, the author writes in a frantic way, which brings the story to life. The plot of the story is also interesting because it is based off of a real event, but the story itself did not happen. I think this is interesting, and I also liked that the story kept the readers on their toes and was exciting throughout. The big idea in this book is to portray some of the events that took place during the Great Chicago Fire. ( )
  maddieburchell | Apr 30, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0545658462, Paperback)

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.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:18:29 -0400)

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?… (more)

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