Nobisso, Josephine.

John Blair and the great Hinckley fire / Josephine Nobisso ; illustrated by Ted Rose. - Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000. - [32] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

School Library Journal, December 2000 Bulletin (Center for Children's books), October 2000 Kirkus Review, August 2000 Riverbank Review, September 2000

Tells how a brave African-American porter helped save many lives when the train on which he was working was caught up in the horrendous firestorm near Hinkley, Minnesota, in 1894.

3.5 K-3 Follett Library Resources

0618015604

99033251


Blair, John Wesley.


Forest fires.
Heroes and heroines.
African Americans--Biography.
Railroad accidents.


Hinkley Region (Minn.)--History.

F614.H6 / N63 2000

977.6/62

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