I Survived The Great Chicago Fire Book Report

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Have you ever thought about living in the late 1800s? Sometimes you have to do work that you have never done before. In the novel I Survived The Great Chicago Fire, 1871 by Lauren Tarshis is a Novel about a boy that was forced to move to Chicago. His family had to go to Chicago to get work done. Oscars personality is shaped by the time period in which he lived.
Oscar had not wanted to leave their farm in Minnesota, the one Papa and Mama had worked so hard to build. But Papa was dead, and Mama had married to Joseph Morrow. “Why are we selling the farm.” (page 48) The farm was sold and the new family boarded the train to begin their new life together in Chicago. "We'll have dinner at the Palmer House, and the fire will be over before we finish
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