The Manhattan Project
The US Army hired more than 125,000 people to help develop the atomic bombs. They worked and lived in remote areas, and they couldn't tell anyone about their work. This secretive program was known as the Manhattan Project. The Manhattan Project explores the workers' experiences and the development of the atomic bombs. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF025210, JNF051010, JNF025130|
|Subject||History, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Core Library Connection
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Atomic Bomb Perspectives – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
These four fact-focused titles explore the various aspects of the first two atomic bombs. The Manhattan Project details the research and development of the bombs, The U.S. Decision To Drop the Atomic Bomb explores the various views for and against the bombs’ employment, Atomic Bomb Survivor Stories describes the devastation to Hiroshima and the resulting deaths caused by radiation, and How the Bomb Changed Everything discusses subsequent events including the Cold War and nuclear protests…. These volumes lend themselves well to reports but browsers will pass; selectors should consider their need for the topic.