Addie in Charge. Genre: Historical Fiction Author’s Purpose: Inform and Entertain Skill: Character. By: Laurie Lawlor. Compiled by Terry Sams , PES. Summary.
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Genre: Historical Fiction
Author’s Purpose: Inform and Entertain
By: Laurie Lawlor
Compiled by Terry Sams, PES
It's hard enough for a nine-year-old girl to take care of herself, her little brother, and a family friend's farm for two days. Then a prairie fire breaks out, and nothing will stop it. Addie remembers her father's advice - go where there's nothing to burn. So Addie takes her brother and heads for the well. What a spot to be in!
Historical fiction is realistic fiction that takes place in the past.The characters, setting, problems and events are based on things that really did or could have happened during a past time period.
smart, silly, brave, careful, mean, responsible, shy, lazy
Family members help each other.
Family members fight sometimes.
Pioneer life is different from life today.
Visit the website about pioneer life. Find topics on the website and record about 5 things that you did not know about pioneer life.
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