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Written by Steven Otfinoski
Part of Series: A Step Into History


ISBN: 978-0-531-22571-4

List Price: $36.00

Your Price: $27.00

On the morning of Sunday, June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by Serbian protestors. This one event sparked a conflict that would grow to involve all of Europe and even the United States. Readers will find out how each nation played a role in World War I, what life was like for soldiers in the trenches, how people around the world felt about the war, and much more.
This title will ship February 1, 2017
Item #: 659553
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2017
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2" x 9 5/8"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 8
Ages: 10 - 13
Dewey #: 940.3
  • Content summarized in 30 short chapters makes these important historical events very accessible to the middle grade readers
  • Maps pinpoint where pivotal battles and other events took place
  • Striking photos capture memorable moments in history
  • Timeline helps readers understand exactly how events unfolded
  • Glossary and biographies help clarify important terms and provide information about key figures
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
  • Complex, well-written text allows students to explore relationships between events, ideas, and concepts
  • Well-organized chapters allow readers to analyze how authors use reasons and evidence to support particular points
  • Photographs, illustrations, maps, and timelines add clarity and help readers navigate the text