The Rooftop Adventure of Minnie and Tessa, Factory Fire Survivors

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

When fire breaks out at the factory . . . two friends must escape.

New York, New York, 1911. Best friends Minnie and Tessa work together at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Suddenly, a fire breaks out, and the workroom fills with smoke. But the doors are locked, the elevator is full, and fire blocks the stairway. Will Minnie and Tessa find their way to safety?

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Graphic Novels, Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.3
Text Type Informational Fiction
BISACS JUV016150, JUV001010, JUV008000
Dewey 974.7'041
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 8.5
Lexile 500
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 142800
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Original artwork, and Teaching Guides

Author: Holly Littlefield

Holly Littlefield is the author of several books for young readers. She lives in Maple Grove, Minnesota.

Illustrator: Ted Hammond

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History's Kid Heroes

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