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


ISBN: 978-0-531-20496-2

List Price: $29.00

Your Price: $21.75

Millions of men served in the U.S. military during World War II. Readers will discover how these brave troops were trained, what methods they used to battle enemies, and what life was like for the soldiers overseas. They will also learn about the many different roles troops occupied within the army, from infantry and tank drivers to engineers and doctors.
Available to ship September 2014
Item #: 630253
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