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The Resource What was the Great Chicago Fire?, by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by Kevin McVeigh

What was the Great Chicago Fire?, by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by Kevin McVeigh

Label
What was the Great Chicago Fire?
Title
What was the Great Chicago Fire?
Statement of responsibility
by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by Kevin McVeigh
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series. On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighborhood go up in flames. And practically everything that could go wrong did. Firemen first went to the wrong location. Fierce winds helped the blaze jump the Chicago River twice. The Chicago Waterworks burned down, making it impossible to fight the fire. Finally after two days, Mother Nature took over, with rain smothering the flames. This overview of a stupendous disaster not only covers the fire but explores the whole history of fire fighting"--
Member of
Summary
"Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series."--
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10530394
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
977.3/11041
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 8 to 12
LC call number
F548.42
LC item number
.P37 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
What was--?
Target audience
juvenile
Label
What was the Great Chicago Fire?, by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by Kevin McVeigh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What Was the Great Chicago Fire? -- Buckets, Hoses, and Horses -- Firefighters -- The Center of the Country -- A Disaster Waiting to Happen -- Mrs. O'Leary's Shed -- "Everything Went Wrong" -- Across the River -- Escape -- Camping in the Cemetery -- Finally! -- After the Fire -- Rebuilding -- The Little Chicago Fire -- Timelines
Control code
5823373
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages
Isbn
9780399541582
Lccn
2016033766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn936619643
  • (OCoLC)936619643
Label
What was the Great Chicago Fire?, by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by Kevin McVeigh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What Was the Great Chicago Fire? -- Buckets, Hoses, and Horses -- Firefighters -- The Center of the Country -- A Disaster Waiting to Happen -- Mrs. O'Leary's Shed -- "Everything Went Wrong" -- Across the River -- Escape -- Camping in the Cemetery -- Finally! -- After the Fire -- Rebuilding -- The Little Chicago Fire -- Timelines
Control code
5823373
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages
Isbn
9780399541582
Lccn
2016033766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn936619643
  • (OCoLC)936619643

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