The Manhattan Project
From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )
The Manhattan Project produced the world’s first nuclear weapons. The US military later dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, effectively ending World War II. Find out about the people and the science behind the Manhattan Project.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Alternator Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||Y|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||198581|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Maps, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and Timeline|
“Useful for older readers reading below grade levels as well as middle-grade students, this series offers engaging presentations on aspects of the war.”—Booklist
Author: Matt Doeden
Matt Doeden began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent more than a decade writing and editing children's nonfiction. Matt lives in Minnesota with his family.
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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 →