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

ISBN: 978-0-531-20497-9

List Price: $29.00

Your Price: $21.75

During World War II, huge naval conflicts were a major part of combat. Readers will learn how the U.S. navy built new ships and trained its troops. They will also find out what life was like aboard a U.S. navy battleship, how Navy troops took advantage of the latest technology of the time, and how major naval battles helped decide the course of the war.
Available to ship September 2014
Item #: 630254
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
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  • 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