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The fire-eaters

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Bobby Burns knows he's a lucky lad. Growing up in sleepy Keely Bay, Bobby is exposed to all manner of wondrous things: stars reflecting off the icy sea, a friend that can heal injured fawns with her dreams, a man who can eat fire. But darkness seems to be approaching Bobby's life from all sides. Bobby's new school is a cold, cruel place. His father is suffering from a mysterious illness that threatens to tear his family apart. And the USA and USSR are testing nuclear missiles and creeping closer and closer to a world-engulfing war. Together with his wonder-working friend, Ailsa Spink, and the fire-eating illusionist McNulty, Bobby will learn to believe in miracles that will save the people and place he loves.
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9780385731706
9780307523747
9780385902076
Reading Level:
MG
Level 3.6, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
520L
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Full title fire eaters
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Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
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display_description In 1962 England, despite observing his father's illness and the suffering of the fire-eating Mr. McNulty, as well as enduring abuse at school and the stress of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bobby Burns and his family and friends still find reasons to rejoice in their lives and to have hope for the future.
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subject_facet Conduct of life -- Fiction, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Hope -- Fiction
title_display The fire-eaters
title_full The Fire-Eaters, The fire-eaters / David Almond
title_short The fire-eaters
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topic_facet Conduct of life, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962, Historical Fiction, History, Hope, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature