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History comes alive in this nonfiction graphic novel! Readers will follow along as World War II is detailed, from its genesis in the aftermath of World War I, through the rise of Adolf Hitler, and the development of the Atlantic Wall to repel an Allied invasion across the English Channel. Operation Overlord is examined, from early planning, destruction of German infrastructure, and the gathering of men and supplies in England for D-Day, June 6, 1944, the largest military invasion in history. The Normandy beach landings are detailed, as is the Allied Powers' successful assault eastward from France, the liberation of Europe, Hitler's death, and VE Day. Table of contents, maps, biographies of key players, war statistics, and a glossary and index are included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
BISACS JNF062020, JNF025130
Genre Graphic Novels, Nonfiction
Subject History
Copyright 2016
Division Magic Wagon
Imprint Graphic Planet
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2015-12-15
ISBN 9781616419790, 9781680773897, 9781680791310
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks, Read-to-Me eBooks
Dewey 940.54
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 840
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 180344
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Author: Joeming Dunn

Illustrator: Ben Dunn