Eyewitness to the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs

Eyewitness to World War II
  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 7
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki through the perspectives of American and Japanese leaders, scientists, U.S. Army officials, and Japanese citizens. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, primary-source quote sidebars, fact-filled captions and callouts, a glossary, an introduction to the author, and a listing of source notes.

Momentum
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978-1-5038-0686-3
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF025210, JNF025130
Dewey 940.54
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 660
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 179268
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Creating the Bombs
  • Truman’s Decision
  • Dropping the Bomb
  • The Second Bomb
  • The End of the War
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Jill Roesler

Jill Roesler is from southern Minnesota. Along with writing children's books, she also writes for different newspapers. Her favorite subject to research and write about is history. In her free time, Roesler enjoys reading, organizing, travelling, gardening, and writing for fun. This is her first book series.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Eyewitness to World War II from School Library Connection on October 1, 2016

This comprehensive series does an excellent job of covering the very broad and popular topic of World War II. Each brief volume addresses a different aspect of the war, from important and well-known battles to the contributions and experiences of women and different ethnic groups. The… View →