Horrors of history: ocean of fire

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Publisher:
Charlesbridge,
Pub. Date:
[2014].
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
890L
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Based on the actual fire that swept through Columbia, South Carolina, after the city surrendered to General Sherman's Union troops, Ocean of Fire details life in the South at the end of the American Civil War. Supported by thorough research, narrative accounts of actual historical persons as well as fictionalized characters comprise the novel. Follow 17-year-old Emma, her family, and potential Confederate spy, Charles Davis, as a chaotic community tries to survive a blazing firestorm. The second book in the Horrors of History series, Ocean of Fire makes history accessible, questioning who could have started this controversial fire and exploring how the closing weeks of the war affected citizens and slaves alike.
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ISBN:
9781580895163
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 6.1, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
890L
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subject_facet Columbia (S.C.) -- History -- Burning, 1865 -- Fiction
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