Eyewitness to the Role of Women in World War I
From the Set Eyewitness to World War I
Details the ways in which women contributed to the war effort, including their roles as doctors, nurses, factory workers, soldiers, and more. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative captions, a table of contents, an index, an introduction to the author, and a phonetic glossary.
- Fast Facts
- A World at War
- War at Home
- Soldiers and Sailors
- Think About It
- Source Notes
- To Learn More
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||Y|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||32, 32|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
A noteworthy review of Eyewitness to World War I from School Library Connection on August 1, 2018
Each of the titles in this series is an introduction to a specific topic concerning World War I for students. The series covers a wide range of subjects and is filled with black-and-white period photographs as well as images from prints and magazines. Each book follows the same format, beginning with a ‘Fast Facts’ section that provides a brief summary, followed by five short chapters, and concluding with a ‘Think About It’ section which provides questions to spur the reader to more deeply examine what they have just read. Also included are source notes, a ‘To Learn More’ section, and a link to the publisher’s website. Each book features sidebar quotations from relevant people who belonged to the specific era. While glossary terms are highlighted in each book, the color is a light grey and is easily missed when reading. This series would be useful for initial research or for further information than what is included in textbooks. Libraries would benefit from either the entire series or from the titles that cover specific topics where information is otherwise lacking. Bibliography. Glossary. Index.
Author: Jeanne Marie Ford
Jeanne Marie Ford is an Emmy-winning TV scriptwriter who holds a master of fine arts degree in writing for children from Vermont College. She has written numerous children's books and articles. Ford also teaches college English. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two children.