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Written by Peter Benoit
Part of Series: True Book, A - World at War


ISBN: 978-0-531-20495-5

List Price: $29.00

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Rapidly advancing military technology played a decisive role in the outcome of World War II. Readers will explore some of the war's most important weaponry developments, from the creation of new bomber and fighter planes to the use of powerful new tanks, anti-aircraft guns, and bazookas. They will also find out how these weapons turned the tides in some of the war's biggest battles.
Available to ship September 2014
Item #: 630252
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2015
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
  • Engaging sidebars highlight some of the war’s most important events, people, and technology
  • Timelines illustrate the way the war developed from start to finish
  • Glossaries explain a range of technical military terms
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at the war’s most defining moments
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
  • Complex texts allow students to determine main ideas and explain how they are supported by key details
  • Grade-appropriate contexts help students determine the meaning of domain-specific words and phrases