Great Chicago Fire

The great Chicago Fire took place on October 10, 1871. It was one of the largest disasters in American history, killing hundreds and buring over four square miles of the city.

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Firestorm!

Firestorm!

Joan Hiatt Harlow
Historical Fiction
For ages 9 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2010   ISBN: 978-1416984856
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The Great Chicago Fire

The Great Chicago Fire

Marc Tyler Nobleman
Nonfiction
For ages 9 to 12
Compass Point Books, 2005   ISBN: 0756512638
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The Great Chicago fire of 1871

The Great Chicago fire of 1871

Kay M. Olson
Illustrator:  Phil Miller , Charles Barnett III 
Nonfiction Graphic Novel  Series
For ages 8 to 10
Capstone Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0736854801
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The Great Fire

The Great Fire

Jim Murphy
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
Scholastic, 1995   ISBN: 0439203074
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