The fire-eaters

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Bobby Burns knows he's a lucky lad. Growing up in sleepy Keely Bay, Bobby is exposed to all manner of wondrous things: stars reflecting off the icy sea, a friend that can heal injured fawns with her dreams, a man who can eat fire. But darkness seems to be approaching Bobby's life from all sides. Bobby's new school is a cold, cruel place. His father is suffering from a mysterious illness that threatens to tear his family apart. And the USA and USSR are testing nuclear missiles and creeping closer and closer to a world-engulfing war. Together with his wonder-working friend, Ailsa Spink, and the fire-eating illusionist McNulty, Bobby will learn to believe in miracles that will save the people and place he loves.
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9780385731706
9780307523747
9780385902076
Reading Level:
MG
Level 3.6, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
520L
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subject_facet Conduct of life -- Fiction, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Hope -- Fiction
title_display The fire-eaters
title_full The Fire-Eaters, The fire-eaters / David Almond
title_short The fire-eaters
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topic_facet Conduct of life, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962, Historical Fiction, History, Hope, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature