From the Series Origins: Whodunnit

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The Mona Lisa is stolen from the Louvre, but people still line up to see the spot where it used to hang. Diamond thieves steal millions of dollars’ worth of jewels, but how do they sell them for cash? How do some heists succeed, and what happens when they go very wrong? The art of high-stakes theft has been popular in the media and the movies. In Heists, part of Full Tilt’s Origins: Whodunnit series, readers will learn how different types of heists began. Through timelines, fun facts, and true stories, students will discover the truth behind glamorized crime.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre High/Low, Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction
Copyright 2018
Publisher Full Tilt Press
Imprint Full Tilt Press
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2017-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF030000, JNF025170, JNF052000
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 8.5
Lexile 830
ATOS Reading Level 5.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 191663
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Glossary, Index, and Table of contents

Author: C. M. Johnson

C. M. Johnson grew up in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota, and has written literary biographies of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft and Tess Gallagher for the American Writers Supplement. She lives in Minneapolis.