Worst Wildfires of All Time, The

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A wildfire roars out of control, burning everything in its path. These uncontrolled flames can strike in the blink of an eye and spread just as quickly. Put out the flames and read about the worst wildfires in history.

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Overview

A wildfire roars out of control, burning everything in its path. These uncontrolled flames can strike in the blink of an eye and spread just as quickly. Put out the flames and read about the worst wildfires in history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429684187
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Series: Epic Disasters Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 14 Years
  • Lexile: 860L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Kara Garbe Balcerzak has been writing for fun ever since elementary school, when she wrote a series of mystery stories starring her two best friends. Now, as an adult, she's the author of several children's books as well as published essays about her life experiences. She is currently writing a memoir about her experiences living and teaching in Burkina Faso, West Africa, where she spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer. In addition to writing, Kara loves traveling, camping, teaching, and eating international food. She grew up in Virginia, but now lives in Minnesota with her husband, two stepsons, and a lot of houseplants.

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Table of Contents

A Fiery Threat 4

Peshtigo Fire 6

Fire in Indonesia 8

History Threatened 10

The Big Burn 12

The Summer of Fire 14

Fire in Siberia 18

Americas Biggest Wildfire 20

Miramichi Fire 22

Black Saturday Bushfires 24

Cedar Fire 26

Living with Wildfires 28

Glossary 30

Read More 31

Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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