The Resource Goliath : Hero of the Great Baltimore Fire., Claudia Friddell, (ebook)

Goliath : Hero of the Great Baltimore Fire., Claudia Friddell, (ebook)

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Goliath : Hero of the Great Baltimore Fire.
Title
Goliath
Title remainder
Hero of the Great Baltimore Fire.
Statement of responsibility
Claudia Friddell
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1904 the city of Baltimore was almost destroyed by fire. Hundreds of firemen, policemen, soldiers, and citizens battled the blaze for three days. The disaster brings out the best in man and the bravest of deeds, but one hero stands head and shoulders above all...literally. Goliath is a fire horse assigned to Engine Company 15. He is massive in size and mighty in heart and steadfastness. To the men of Engine Company 15, Goliath is the ultimate fire horse. He is the lead horse for the team assigned to pulling the mammoth Hale Water Tower No. 1. When the fire alarm sounds, calling them to action, Goliath leads his team into the blaze. Soon his lifesaving actions will lead him into the pages of history. Masterful artwork from acclaimed illustrator Troy Howell brings this true story to pulse-pounding life. Educator Claudia Friddell says of her work researching Goliath, "It was a privilege to meet and interview firefighters and fire historians about the Baltimore Fire of 1904." Goliath is her first children's book. Claudia lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Artist Troy Howell has had a prolific career as a children's book illustrator with countless books to his credit, including The Secret Garden, The Ugly Duckling, and Favorite Greek Myths. He received his formal art education from the Art Center in Los Angeles and the Illustrators' Workshops in New York. Troy lives in Falmouth, Virginia
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Friddell, Claudia
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 3
  • LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
  • 4.8
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Geography
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Goliath : Hero of the Great Baltimore Fire., Claudia Friddell, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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electronic
Isbn
9781585365746
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computer
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rdamedia
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remote
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28481CA6-5BBD-4BCB-B992-7DA215326650
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Label
Goliath : Hero of the Great Baltimore Fire., Claudia Friddell, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen.
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781585365746
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
28481CA6-5BBD-4BCB-B992-7DA215326650
System control number
ODN0001372781
System details
Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 36439 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3768 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB)

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