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text What was the Great Chicago Fire?

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"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 nei... Read more
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 ... Read more
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108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Publisher
Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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