Korean War

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This book explores the causes of and events leading to the Korean War. Easy-to-read, engaging text discusses major battles and key figures of the war and the technology and weapons used during the war. Through primary source quotes, readers will discover the experiences of soldiers and people on the home front. Readers will learn what impact the Korean War had on US history and the country's development. Oversized photographs and informative sidebars enhance and support the text. Features include a timeline, facts page, glossary, bibliography, source notes, and an index.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF025130, 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 9781617838781, 9781624013492
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 951.904
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Lexile 1040
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
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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.