The Great Chicago Fire (We the People: Industrial America)

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9780756512637: The Great Chicago Fire (We the People: Industrial America)

Describes the story of the great Chicago fire of 1871, which spread throughout the city leaving thousands of families homeless and penniless. Also explains the legend of how the fire got started, and reviews some of the other theories.

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Marc Tyler Nobleman has written books on everything from ghosts to Groundhog Day, belly flops to the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Superman to summertime activities. Besides writing books, he is also a cartoonist whose work has appeared in more than 100 magazines. OR**** Marc Tyler Nobleman is the author of more than 50 books for young people. He writes regularly for Nickelodeon Magazine and has written for The History Channel. He is also a cartoonist whose single panels have appeared in more than 100 international publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Forbes. He lives with his wife and daughter in Connecticut.

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In October of 1871, a fire started in the bustling city of Chicago. Legend has it that a cow in the barn of an Irish immigrant family named OLeary kicked over a lantern and started one of the worst fires in American history. Over the years the cause of t --Children's Literature (CLCD)

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