World War II Spies and Secret Agents

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Under cover and in secret during World War II, Allied spies and secret agents worked behind the scenes to send messages, take pictures, and find out about the enemy’s plans. These spies broke codes and stopped weapons programs. Eventually, their work helped the Allies win the war. These brave men and women risked their lives to fight back against the Axis powers who invaded their homes and interrupted their lives. Learn more about these hidden heroes of World War II: a famous singer, a major-league baseball player, a well-known writer, and many others who helped change the course of history.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-51248-642-1
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-51249-820-2
$42.65 $31.99
978-1-54155-427-6
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Alternator Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 7.3
BISACS JNF007070, JNF025130
Dewey 940.54/860922
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 940
Guided Reading Level Y
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 195561
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Maps, Primary source quotations/images, Reviewed, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Timeline, and eSource

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“A perennial favorite time period among students receives a fresh treatment.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Stuart A. Kallen

Stuart A. Kallen has written more than 350 nonfiction books for children and young adults. His books have covered a wide arc of human history, culture, and science. Kallen is also an accomplished singer-songwriter and guitarist in San Diego, California.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused sidebars highlight technology and advancements used during the war. View available downloads →