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by Joan Hiatt Harlow

Twelve-year-old Poppy is an orphan living in a bad neighborhood in Chicago, pick pocketing so that she has a place to sleep at night. Justin’s world couldn’t be more different—his father owns a jewelry store—but when he and Poppy meet, they become fast friends, thanks in part to Justin’s sweet pet goat. Through their friendship, Poppy realizes that she doesn’t want to be a thief anymore and she begins to feel like she may have a place with Justin’s family. But when Justin makes an expensive mistake at his father’s store, Poppy is immediately blamed. In response, she flees . . . right into the Great Chicago Fire. Poppy and Justin must rely on their instincts if they are going to survive the catastrophe. Will anything be left when the fire finally burns out?
Download Firestorm! epub
ISBN: 1416984860
ISBN13: 978-1416984863
Category: Children
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction
Author: Joan Hiatt Harlow
Language: English
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books; Reprint edition (September 20, 2011)
Pages: 336 pages
ePUB size: 1356 kb
FB2 size: 1517 kb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 639
Other Formats: rtf lit mbr lrf

I read and loved Firestorm. Joan never disappoints her readers. Again she has created very real characters that you find yourself wishing you knew personally. The Chicago fire was a great historical event to center this heartwarming tale of an orphan who finds love in an unlikely place. It is exciting from start to finish and makes you long to know more about the great fire and the city of chicago. It also has a very unique feature in that this story is told from 2 view points both that of the orphan Poppy and her friend Justin. Which is an exciting detail in the story. Read it you won't be disappointed!!
This book is wonderful, beautiful, it incorporates strong emotions for young ones, sadness, insecurity, isolation, goals, joy and questions about is a beautiful testimony of faith, love and strength of character! Also a very real and well researched book about the Chicago Fire...............the history is amazing, and so true.........I would highly recommend this book it is truly a great book not only for young adults, as it is marketed for, but also for adults! I read it and loved it totally. Was surprised about what I learned about Chicago during that era............also Poppy and other characters, come to life. Joan Hiatt Harlow has such a miraculous gift..............she brings the characters to life, and we learn valuable lessons that stay with us, and we can learn from! Truly a book to read, enjoy and share, especially with young ones, or grand children.....a gift! Thank you Joan Hiatt all of your books!
A great adventure story for kids and 70 year old grandparents too!!
The kids really enjoyed this, they like nearly everything from this author.
This was one of the best books I have ever read. I really love how the author makes it seem like she was actually in the fire. I can't wait to read another book from Joan Hiatt Harlow.
A Great book that ties in history of that time with a wonderful story. Kept the 5th grade class adding for "just one more chapter".
I give this book 5 stars! It is the perfect book! It has little emotional parts and its based on history. I can't just say I like this book...I loved it! And I bet you will too.
Joan is an awesome author and i will continue to read all of her books. I look up to Joan. She inspires me!!! :)