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A Fire in the Night

A Fire in the Night

by Arlene L. Williams

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When a forest fire forces Mandy and her mother to flee, Mandy's cat Bo jumps from her arms and runs into their old barn. With the fire barreling down on her, Mandy searches desperately for her cat, but the smoke is too thick, and he has to be left behind. As Mandy watches the fire burning through the night from across the valley, she wonders what they will find when they return. Will Bo be there? Will their house be standing? And how can she secretly wish it was Grace, her mother's pet goat, that was left behind instead?

Mandy finds that escaping the fire was only the first challenge. To find her cat and help her family deal with the aftermath of the blaze, Mandy must overcome her guilt and her judgments of others, especially Grace.

An exciting book for the younger reader.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940014617239
Publisher: The Waking Light Press
Publication date: 07/10/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 400 KB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Arlene Williams is a graphic designer and has been writing children's books for over twenty years. She loves to write tales of fantasy and adventure that are both fun and uplifting. Several of her books have won honors and awards, including the children's picture book "Dragon Soup" and "Tales from the Dragon's Cave." Other popular titles include: A Year With Winker Leafkin; Winker, Buttercup and Blue; How to be a Dragon... without burning your tongue (young adult); and Simmie with Secrets.

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