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World War II U. S. Homefront by Martin GitlinThis book relays the factual details of the U.S. homefront during World War II. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a female bomber plant worker, an African-American worker, and a Japanese-American business owner. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.
Call Number: Big Universe
The Dropping of the Atomic Bombs by Roberta BaxterThis book relays the factual details of the dropping of the atomic bombs that took place during World War II. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a Manhattan Project scientist, a witness in Hiroshima, and an aide to the US secretary of war. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.
Call Number: Big Universe
The Japanese Internment Camps by Rachel A. BaileyThis book relays the factual details of the Japanese internment camps in the United States during World War II. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a child at an internment camp, a Japanese-American soldier, and a worker at the Manzanar War Relocation Center. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.
Call Number: Big Universe
Attack on Pearl Harbor by Shelley Tanaka; David Craig (Illustrator)With compelling photographs and memorabilia, and a gripping text that presents the recollections of American and Japanese civilians, sailors, and airmen, this account of the December 7, 1941, attack on the U.S. Naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, recreates that infamous day. Illustrations.
Call Number: 940.54 TAN (PC Library)
Publication Date: 2001-04-23
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World War II by Mary Pope Osborne; Natalie Pope Boyce; Carlo Molinari (Illustrator)In the next Magic Tree House Fact Tracker, track the facts about World War II-with Jack and Annie!a When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House Super Edition #1- World at War, 1944,they had lots of questions. How did World War II begin? Why were so many innocent people killed? What was D-Day? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie learn all about one of the darkest hours of history. a Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use the Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet Common Core text pairing needs. a Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House website at MagicTreeHouse.com! a Did you know there's a Magic Tree House book for everyreader? Find the perfect book for you- a Classic- Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just starting to read chapter books. F&P Level M. a Merlin Missions- More challenging adventures for the experienced Magic Tree House reader. F&P Level N. a Super Edition-A longer and more dangerous adventure with Jack and Annie. F&P Level P. a Fact Trackers- Non-fiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures
Call Number: j 940.53 OSB
Publication Date: 2017-03-14
DK Eyewitness Books - World War II by Simon AdamsDiscover the war that shaped the modern world in Eyewitness: World War II. From the pre-war rise of Nazi Germany to the start of the war with the invasion of Poland in 1939 to Japan singing the surrender agreement in 1945, all aspects of the deadliest conflict in human history are covered in great detail with content that is accessible and appropriate for young readers. For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books for children have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
Call Number: j 940.53 ADA
Publication Date: 2014-06-16
World War II Spies by Heidi A. Burns (Contribution by); Dennis E. Showalter (Consultant Editor); Michael BurganWar is a time of secrets. Advances in technology during the height of World War II provide new methods for spies to keep secrets, steal information, and destroy enemy plans. You're about to go under cover. Will you: Become a resistance fighter in Denmark, revealing Germany's false claims of protection? Work as a "double cross" agent, pledging loyalty to one country but actually spying for another? Join the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, shuttling weapons to the Allies and sabotaging German transportation?
Call Number: j 940.54 BUR
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
World War II for Kids by Richard Panchyk; Bill Clinton (Foreword by); John McCain (Foreword by)Now more than ever, kids want to know about our country's great struggles during World War II. This book is packed with information that kids will find fascinating, from Hitler's rise to power in 1933 to the surrender of the Japanese in 1945. Much more than an ordinary history book, it is filled with excerpts from actual wartime letters written to and by American and German troops, personal anecdotes from people who lived through the war in the United States, Germany, Britain, Russia, Hungary, and Japan, and gripping stories from Holocaust survivors--all add a humanizing global perspective to the war. This collection of 21 activities shows kids how it felt to live through this monumental period in history. They will play a rationing game or try the butter extender recipe to understand the everyday sacrifices made by wartime families. They will try their hands at military strategy in coastal defense, break a code, and play a latitude and longitude tracking game. Whether growing a victory garden or staging an adventure radio program, kids will appreciate the hardships and joys experienced on the home front.
Call Number: j 940.53 PAN
Publication Date: 2002-09-01
World War II Spies and Secret Agents by Stuart A. KallenUnder cover and in secret during World War II, Allied spies and secret agents worked behind the scenes to send messages, take pictures, and find out about the enemy's plans. These spies broke codes and stopped weapons programs. Eventually, their work helped the Allies win the war. These brave men and women risked their lives to fight back against the Axis powers who invaded their homes and interrupted their lives. Learn more about these hidden heroes of World War II: a famous singer, a major-league baseball player, a well-known writer, and many others who helped change the course of history.
Call Number: j 940.54 KAL
Publication Date: 2018-01-01
Remember D-Day by Ronald J. Drez; David Eisenhower (Foreword by)Remember D-Day combines compelling narrative, dramatic archival photographs and memorabilia, detailed maps, and a timeline to bring readers the exciting story of one of the world's most daring invasions. This landmark book will provide children with valuable insight into the significance of the invasion and help them understand D-Day in the overall context of the war.
U.S. WORLD WAR II POSTER. - 'It's Our Fight, Too!': American World War II recruitment poster for women workers.. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 26 Mar 2016.