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The Prairie Fire

4.1  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A young boy's heroic efforts to help his parents save their prairie homestead.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Orca Book Publishers (first published September 1999)
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Sandie
Oct 01, 2014 Sandie rated it really liked it
I thought my daughter would be bored with this book, that maybe it was to long for her. But she remained captivated clear to the end. When I asked her how she liked it, she said it was good but kind of sad.

This is a fairly realistic book I think about fires on the prairie and the way life was when this took place. I thought it was very well written and the illustrations were also very nice.

Canadian Reader
Jun 19, 2014 Canadian Reader rated it it was amazing
The grade 3 students to whom I annually read this book as part of an early settler unit love this book. The illustrations are lovely and the message about how a boy becomes a man, playing an important role during a fire is powerful.
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Very nice book! I wondered if it would be too much for Anna but she was captivated by it
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Marilynn Reynolds was born in Sudbury, Ontario, but has spent most of her life on the Prairies. This life, combined with her mother's and grandparents' experiences growing up in wide-open spaces, gave her a wealth of story material and a unique look at early Canadian life.

Marilynn lives with her husband in Edmonton, where, after graduating from the University of Alberta, she worked as a reporter
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