The Great Fire by Jim Murphy

Great FireYou have probably heard about the Great Fire of 1871 in Chicago. Some say that it was caused by Mrs. O’Leary’s cow. But is that really how it started? And why did the fire destroy so much of the city. What was it like for the many individuals and families who were trying to escape the flames? How did they manage to recover from the fire? All of these questions and more are answered in this fascinating and gripping account of this historical event. Older children and adults will be amazed by the realities of The Great Fire.

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