Spring 2019

Kim Jong Un

Secretive North Korean Leader

From the Series Gateway Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

In 2017 the secretive Asian country of North Korea publicly demonstrated its arsenal of new bombs, missiles, and cyber and chemical weapons. For years, North Korea had isolated itself from the rest of the world. When dictator Kim Jong Un began to reach out to international leaders in early 2018, media around the world wondered why. Readers will be intrigued by the story of the mysterious dictator, who came to power after his father died in 2011 and has been making international headlines ever since.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-54153-919-8
$31.99 $23.99
978-1-54154-349-2
$47.99 $35.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Diversity
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS JNF007050, JNF038020, JNF007070
Dewey 951.9305/2092 [B]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1050
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Source notes, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Author: Jon M. Fishman

Jon M. Fishman is an editor, author, and sports fan. He lives in Wisconsin with his wife and three dogs.

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Gateway Biographies

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures, and descriptions of the inspirational sources and experiences that influenced the person’s… View available downloads →