The Dropping of the Atomic Bombs: A History Perspectives Book

 
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Summary

This 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.

Specifications

  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 940.54/2521954
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781624316654): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Paperback (9781624316920): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • PDF (9781624317194): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Hosted ebook (9781624317460): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Series: Perspectives Library

Leveling

  • Lexile® Measure: 860
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 166436
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 5.5
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

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Author: Roberta Baxter

 

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