The Resource Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth, Laura A. Woollett

Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth, Laura A. Woollett

Label
Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth
Title
Big top burning
Title remainder
the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth
Statement of responsibility
Laura A. Woollett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws upon primary source documents and survivor interviews to recount the story of one of the worst disasters in American history, the 1944 Hartford circus fire, which claimed the lives of over one hundred people
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woollett, Laura A
Dewey number
974.6/3042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F104.H3
LC item number
W66 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hartford Circus Fire, Hartford, Conn., 1944
  • Fires
  • Arson
  • Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
  • Dead
  • Hartford (Conn.)
  • Hartford Circus Fire, Hartford, Conn., 1944
  • Fires
  • Arson
  • Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
  • Dead
  • Hartford (Conn.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth, Laura A. Woollett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-155) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The circus comes to town -- "The greatest show on earth" -- Fire! -- "The day the clowns cried" -- Municipal hospital -- "Who knows this child?" -- Who was to blame? -- Accident or arson? -- A name for Little Miss 1565 -- Epilogue
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
167 pages
Isbn
9781613731147
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2014036121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn890912597
  • 700963
Label
Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth, Laura A. Woollett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-155) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The circus comes to town -- "The greatest show on earth" -- Fire! -- "The day the clowns cried" -- Municipal hospital -- "Who knows this child?" -- Who was to blame? -- Accident or arson? -- A name for Little Miss 1565 -- Epilogue
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
167 pages
Isbn
9781613731147
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2014036121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn890912597
  • 700963

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