Dear America: Down the Rabbit Hole: Chicago, Illinois, 1871 by Susan Campbell-BartolettiDear America: Down the Rabbit Hole: Chicago, Illinois, 1871 by Susan Campbell-Bartoletti

Dear America: Down the Rabbit Hole: Chicago, Illinois, 1871

bySusan Campbell-Bartoletti

Hardcover | March 1, 2013

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An award-winning author brings the story of one American girl to life.

In the autumn of 1871, fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose learns that her parents have been killed in a terrible carriage accident. After her uncle Edward and his awful wife, Adeline, move into the Pringle family's home - making life for her and her younger brother, Gideon, unbearable - Pringle runs away with Gideon to Chicago, seeking refuge from the tragedy, and hoping to start a new life. But soon, one of the greatest disasters this country has ever known - the Great Fire of Chicago - flares up, and Pringle is on the run for her life.

Susan Campbell Bartoletti is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of many books, both fiction and nonfiction, for children. Her fiction includes the novels The Boy Who Dared, Dear America: A Coal Miner's Bride, and No Man's Land, as well as a number of picture books. She won the Newbery Honor for her nonfiction book Hitler...
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Title:Dear America: Down the Rabbit Hole: Chicago, Illinois, 1871Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 7.7 × 5.51 × 0.84 inPublished:March 1, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054529701X

ISBN - 13:9780545297011

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