History Comics Book 2: Great Chicago Fire: Rising from the Ashes

history comics the great chicago fire

In History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire, writer Kate Hannigan and illustrator Alex Graudins tell the true story of how a city rose up from one of the worst catastrophes in American history, and how this disaster forever changed how homes, buildings, and communities are constructed.

A deadly blaze engulfs Chicago for two terrifying days! A brother, a sister, and a helpless puppy must race through the city to stay one step ahead of the devilish inferno. But can they reunite with their lost family before it’s too late?

With History Comics you can travel back in time to the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, the deserts of the American southwest, the riot at the Stonewall Inn, and beyond! In this new nonfiction graphic novel series from First Second, the past comes alive!---from the publisher

128 pages                                978-1250174260                    Ages 9-13

Keywords:  graphic nonfiction, fire, American history, brother and sister, survival, disaster, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, part of a series

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