Eyewitness to the Western Front

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

Details the major battles on the western front as well as the dynamics of trench warfare from the perspectives of those involved. 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.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2018
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
BISACS JNF025210, JNF025130
Dewey 940.4
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 690
Guided Reading Level Y
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Photo captions, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Source notes, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Ducksters: World War I

  • Fast Facts
  • The Fall of Brussels
  • Digging In
  • Gas Warfare
  • The Turning Point at Marne
  • The Hindenburg Line
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Cynthia Kennedy Henzel

Cynthia Kennedy Henzel has a bachelor of science degree in social studies education and a master of science degree in geography. She has worked as a teacher-educator in many countries. Currently, she works writing books and developing education materials for social studies, science, and ELL students. She has written more than 80 books for young people.

Reviews

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,… View →