Essential Events Set 3

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Essential Events explores historic happenings around the globe and how those events have sculpted societies, the sciences, and politics.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Essential Events Set 3 (8 titles)
Bolshevik Revolution 8.3
Dust Bowl 7.8
Great Wall of China 8.2
Irish Potato Famine 7.7
Jamestown Colony 7.3
Operation Desert Storm 8.5
Pearl Harbor 7.9
Zebulon Pike Expedition 7.3
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
BISACS JNF043000, JNF025070
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2009
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2009-01-01
ISBN 9781604535105, 9781617851735
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 133-979
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
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Essential Events - Booklist

The publisher’s indispensable Essential Lives and Essential Viewpoints sets find a worthy successor in these in-depth, well-documented starting points for research.

Bolshevik Revolution (Essential Events) – Horn Book Guide

This volume chronicles events before, during, and after the revolution that altered the course of Russian history. The rise of Lenin and other Bolshevik leaders, the execution of the Romanovs, the struggles to establish a Communist state, and the aftermath of World War II are detailed. Numerous sidebars and archival photographs extend the readable text. . .

Dust Bowl (Essential Events) – Horn Book Guide

This book chronicles hardships in the American Southwest during the Great Depression. The collapse of the financial markets, the severe drought and devastating dust storms, the subsequent crop failures, and the influx of hordes of families to California and Oregon are reported in straightforward text. Sidebars and numerous archival photographs enhance the narrative. . .

Great Wall of China (Essential Events) – Horn Book Guide

This accessible volume presents an abbreviated history of China from early nomadic peoples to the present. The book also chronicles the construction, destruction, repair, and preservation of parts of the Great Wall from its inception in 221 BCE. Numerous sidebars, maps, drawings, and archival photographs add interest. . .