Attack on Pearl Harbor
From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )
Early on the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese aircraft and ships attacked the US military base at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii. Following the attack, the United States would officially enter World War II, and people around the country would join together to support the war effort. But for those at Pearl Harbor, the war began when the attack did. Pilots, navy officers, nurses, and civilians quickly took action. These brave heroes worked to defend Pearl Harbor. They cared for casualties and worked to repair the damage. Read more about the courageous people who experienced this tragic event.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Alternator Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||7.3|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||W|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||195550|
|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|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“A perennial favorite time period among students receives a fresh treatment.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Lisa L. Owens
Lisa L. Owens's career in children's publishing has spanned nearly 25 years. She has authored 95+ books for young people, including early readers, chapter books, graphic novels, and a wide variety of nonfiction for PreK-YA audiences. As a former in-house editor and longtime freelancer, she's worked in various editorial capacities—from concept to market—on thousands of published works for all ages. Lisa lives in the Seattle area with her aerospace-engineer husband and their retired racing greyhound. To learn about hosting her in your classroom, either in person or via Skype, visit her profile at OnlineAuthorVisits.com.
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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 →