Hidden Heroes in WWII

From the Series Who Else in History? (Alternator Books ®)

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

World War II (1939–1945) is one of the most impactful and influential events in the history of the US and the world at large. During the war, the US and other Allied countries fought the Axis powers.

Despite racism, sexism, and discrimination, many marginalized Americans wanted to help the country fight and win the war. These people worked on planes and ships at home and overseas, flew aircraft, served in the US military, and found new ways to send secret messages to keep troops informed. Discover the hidden heroes of WWII and learn how they made a difference.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Biography, Diverse Books: Feminism, Diverse Books: LGBTQIA+, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Alternator Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2022-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF007020, JNF025130, JNF069000
Dewey 940.540092/2 [B]
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 970
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Source notes, and Timeline

Author: Anitra Butler-Ngugi

Anitra Butler-Ngugi is an experienced author, Literacy and Language Technician, and Instructional Designer. Anitra is also the Host of The Word Conscious Classroom podcast. She lives and works in Maryland.


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