This title examines the black troops of World War I and the way their contributions shaped their perceptions back home in the United States. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, a selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. 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, JNF007050, JNF025210|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 8.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Library of World War I – School Library Connection
These volumes provide a comprehensive overview on the Great War from alliances forged between countries to political, geographical, and civilian consequences resulting from the conflict. Each volume includes large vivid photographs, explanatory maps and diagrams, intermittent sidebars including pertinent facts and statistics, and numerous biographical sketches of significant individuals. This series would appeal to students interested in the short- and long-term consequences of international conflicts. A suitable addition to any secondary school library. Recommended.
Essential Library of World War I - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
This series concentrates on the major topics of the First World War, discussing the war and its immediate and continuing consequences in clear, readable prose. The authors do their best to objectively cover the political and military missteps that failed to avert the war, the horrible loss of life, and the aftermath of unstable peace. Related topics, such as technological and medical advances, are also explored. Brief profiles of key players and influential people augment the text. This set. . . does make complex issues understandable. A strong purchase for reports and interested readers.