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Author Gunderson, Jessica, author.

Title Audrey under the big top : a Hartford Circus Fire survival story / by Jessica Gunderson ; illustrated by Wendy Tan.

Publication Info. North Mankato, Minnesota : Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint, [2022]


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 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j GUNDERSON,JES    Available
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Description 102 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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Series Girls survive
Girls survive.
Summary In 1944 in Hartford, Connecticut, twelve-year-old Audrey dreams of being an aerialist like her heroes, the Flying Wallendas, and so she is excited to go to Ringling Brothers circus with her six-year-old twin sisters; but at the show a fire breaks out, and as the crowd starts to panic Audrey struggles to reach her sisters--she gets Patty out, but Charlotte, afraid of heights, refuses to jump from the higher seats, and disappears as the big top comes crashing down.
Subject Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows -- Juvenile fiction.
Hartford Circus Fire, Hartford, Conn., 1944 -- Juvenile fiction.
Fires -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Circus -- Juvenile fiction.
Survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Twins -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Added Author Wei, Wendy Tan Shiau, illustrator.
Added Title Hartford Circus Fire survival story
ISBN 9781663990556 (library binding)
1663990557 (library binding)
9781666330625 (paperback)
1666330620 (paperback)
9781666330632 (pdf)

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