This title examines an important historic event – the Cold War. Compelling text explores the political climate leading up to the Cold War, the major confrontations, the aftermath, and the impact on the world today. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, glossary, bibliography, and index.
Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 7|
|BISACS||JNF025210, JNF043000, JNF025130|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Events Set 4, Essential Events Set 5 – VOYA
Essential Events is a high quality, easy-to-navigate series on topics that often have cumbersome, thick books. This series has clear, concise language, wonderful photos, and clarifying sidebars that further define and explain some of the historical people, events, or concepts. Each volume has a time line, essential facts, additional resources, glossary, source notes, and index. . .[and] discusses and provides excellent unbiased descriptions. . .as well as good summaries of major events. . . . Overall, this series would be a worthy purchase to fill gaps and update or expand a print collection in any school or public library.
Cold War (Essential Events) – VOYA
. . .covers the complete history of the event from its real beginnings during World War I and the rise of Marxism to its aftermath in the 1990s, even into the 2000s. It discusses and provides excellent unbiased descriptions of philosophical differences between the West and East, as well as good summaries of major events like the Bay of Pigs, the space race, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Essential Events Set 5 – Horn Book Guide
The readable narrative presents both successes and failures. Sidebars and photographs enhance the text. . .