The Great Fire

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Product Details

Price
$14.99  $13.94
Publisher
Scholastic Paperbacks
Publish Date
Pages
144
Dimensions
8.0 X 9.9 X 0.3 inches | 0.78 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780439203074

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About the Author

Jim Murphy is the celebrated author of more than thirty-five books for young readers, most notably TRUCE: THE DAY THE SOLDIERS STOPPED FIGHTING and THE GREAT FIRE, a Newbery Honor Winner. His carefully researched, engaging, and elegantly written nonfiction has garnered the most prestigious awards in the field. He lives in Maplewood, New Jersey, with his wife and their two sons.

Reviews

A Newbery Honor Book

"The Great Fire will automatically draw readers with its fiery cover and illustrations of disaster, but the text will keep them reading." -- Booklist

"[Murphy] puts the incident in perspective, giving it stunning immediacy for contemporary readers." -- Kirkus Reviews