Calvin Graham's World War II Story

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

In November 1942, twelve-year-old Calvin Graham found himself in the midst of an intense battle on a ship in the Pacific Ocean. An explosion damaged his ship and wounded many of his shipmates, but Calvin acted quickly to do his duty and help those around him. Join Calvin aboard the USS South Dakota and experience the story of one of the youngest people to serve in World War II.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.4
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007020, JNF025130, YAN025220
Dewey 940.54/265933092 [B]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 710
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 195398
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Afterword, Foreword, Original artwork, Timeline, and eSource

Author: Katie Marsico

Illustrator: Dave Hill