Essential Library of American Wars

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Born in violent revolution, the United States has been defined by military conflict. War has solved conflicts and shaped US policies. It has influenced the nation's culture, redefined its place in the world, and taken thousands of lives. Essential Library of American Wars chronicles these struggles and their causes. Readers will examine key battles and meet heroic leaders that changed the course of each war. They will explore essential technologies and weapons, and experience the war from the perspective of the foot soldier or concerned citizen. Oversized photographs and easy-to-read text allow students to delve into Essential Library of American Wars and discover the impact each war had on the nation's history and the lives of its citizens.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Essential Library of American Wars (6 titles)
Civil War
Korean War
Revolutionary War
Vietnam War
World War I
World War II
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  • New! Fall 2022
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF025130, JNF025190, JNF025210
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2013-08-01
ISBN 9781617838767, 9781624013478
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 940-973
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Essential Library of American Wars - Library Media Connection

This series is an excellent resource for history and war enthusiasts. Each book ends with a full-color timeline and “Scope of War” which provides a map of key battles, a pie graph of casualties, and a short list of key players. B&w and color illustrations offer visuals to Revolutionary War while Vietnam War has the addition of photographs. This series will be a popular addition to nonfiction collections. Recommended.

Essential Library of American Wars - Horn Book Guide

Maps, archival drawings and photographs, and numerous inserts extend and enhance the informative texts.

Essential Library of American Wars - School Library Journal

These titles do an excellent job of describing the history of. . .wars in which the United States has been involved. . . . The amount of information in these titles makes them solid additions.