Kim Jong Un
Secretive North Korean Leader
From the Series Gateway Biographies
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007070, JNF007050, JNF038020|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|ATOS Reading Level||7.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||501489|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|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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