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I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 Teaching Ideas

Lauren Tarshis’s eleventh book in her popular I Survived Series tackles the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Eleven-year old Oscar lived in Castle, Minnesota with his father and mother. After his father died in a blizzard, Oscar became the ‘man of the house’ looking after the farm. Mr. Morrow, who was an artist for a …

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I Survived the Children’s Blizzard, 1888 Teaching Ideas

I Survived the Children’s Blizzard, 1888  The Story Lauren Tarshis’s sixteenth book in her popular I Survived Series tackles the Children’s Blizzard. Readers are on the edge of their seats waiting to see how John will survive. John Hale was an eleven-year-old boy whose family had moved from Chicago to Dakota in 1886. They wanted …

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I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863

I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863  The Story Lauren Tarshis’s seventh book in her popular I Survived Series tackles the Civil War. Readers are on the edge of their seats waiting to see how Thomas will survive. Thomas receives injuries from an explosion. Moments later he is shot in the chest. After reading the …

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I Survived the American Revolution, 1776

I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 by Lauren Tarshis The Series Lauren Tarshis writes the fifteenth book in her popular I Survived Series. The series began with I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 in 2010. Since then, two books each year have been published. Readers can experience both natural and man-made disasters through …

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