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Down the Rabbit Hole: The Diary of Pringle Rose: Chicago, Illinois, 1871 (Dear America (New Titles))

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Newbery Honor author Susan Campbell Bartoletti brings the story of a young girl caught up in a web of murder, lies, and the Great Fire of Chicago to bold life.

In the spring of 1871, fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose learns that her parents have been killed in a terrible carriage accident. After her uncle Edward and his awful wife, Adeline, move into the Pringle family's home — making life for her and her younger brother, Gideon, unbearable — Pringle runs away with Gideon to Chicago, seeking refuge from the tragedy, and hoping to start a new life. She becomes a nanny for the children of a labor activist, and quickly finds herself caught up in a web of intrigue and lies. Then, when a familiar figure from home arrives, Pringle begins to piece together the devastating mystery of what happened to her parents, and realizes just how deadly the truth might be. But soon, one of the greatest disasters this country has ever known — the Great Fire of Chicago — flares up, and Pringle is on the run for her life.

About the Author

Susan Campbell Bartoletti is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of many books, both fiction and nonfiction, for children. Her fiction includes the novels THE BOY WHO DARED, Dear America: A COAL MINER'S BRIDE, and NO MAN'S LAND, as well as a number of picture books. She won the Newbery Honor for her nonfiction book HITLER'S YOUTH. A former eighth-grade teacher for eighteen years, Bartoletti now writes full-time and lives in Pennsylvania with her family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780545297011
Author:
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
Publisher:
Scholastic
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Dear America
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.38 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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