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The Dragon and the Iron Factory

From the Set The Secret Society of Monster Hunters

Elena, Amy, and Fiona are going on a wartime mission! They must join Rosie the Riveter and other women workers at the Bath Iron Works, a huge shipyard in Bath, Maine. But they're not there to build ships--they're looking for a huge red dragon! They have to be careful not to blow their cover, and to stay on this dangerous dragon's good side. Join the girls as they search for the dragon, outwit evildoers, and learn about the history of the 1940s.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey
Lexile 500
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level V
Language English
Publisher Torch Graphic Press
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534169401), Paperback (9781534171084), PDF (9781534172920), ePub (9781534178441), Hosted ebook (9781534174764), Kindle (9781534176607)
Copyright 2021
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7 x 9
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs

School Library Journal - The Secret Society of Monster Hunters Series

This graphic novel series features a spunky group of children who use their uncle’s time machine to locate supernatural creatures and keep them hidden from the public. In each book, the friends travel to a different decade in the 20th century to seek out a creature, including a Kraken in 1950s Boston, a poltergeist in 1990s Seattle, and a fairy in 1920s Harlem. A packing list of essential items, such as clothes and accessories to wear to fit in, is included. There is also information that explains important events and pop culture. Information boxes and vocabulary are scattered throughout the pages; each title includes a related activity. The pages are filled with bold, bright colors and feature a diverse cast of characters. However, the narratives sometimes jump forward as if panels are missing, and the historical information is on the lighter side. VERDICT While not a comprehensive study, this is the perfect series for kids who claim to hate history. Readers will learn fascinating facts without realizing it.

Author: Leah Kaminski

Illustrator: Jared Sams

  • Story
  • Epilogue
  • Create Your Own Creature
  • Learn More
  • The Monster Hunter Team
  • Glossary
  • Index