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The Battle of Iwo Jima: Turning the Tide of War in the Pacific
The Battle of Iwo Jima: Turning the Tide of War in the Pacific
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Tangled History

The Battle of Iwo Jima: Turning the Tide of War in the Pacific

Vivid storytelling brings World War II history to life and place readers in the shoes of the people who experienced one of the most pivotal battles in the Pacific War. On February 19, 1945, U.S. Marines landed on the island of tiny Iwo Jima. Facing rugged terrain and a deeply entrenched enemy, they embarked on a fierce, five-week battle to take the island and its airfields from the Imperial Japanese Army. Suspenseful, dramatic events unfold in chronological, interwoven stories from the different perspectives of people who experienced the battle while it was happening. Narratives intertwine to create a breathless, "What's Next?" kind of read. Students gain a new perspective on historical figures as they learn about real people struggling to decide how best to act in a given moment.

 
Dewey940.54/2528
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-9
GRLY
Lexile Level900L
ATOS Level6.6
AR Points2
AR Quiz #504009
  
Text TypeNarrative Nonfiction
Text SubtypeCause & Effect
  
ISBN978-1-5435-7258-2
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandTangled History
Copyright2020
  
Page Dimensions0" x 0"
Page Count112
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $32.65 School/Library Price
$24.49
 


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Steven Otfinoski

Steven Otfinoski

Steven Otfinoski has written more than 150 books for young readers. Three of his nonfiction books have been chosen Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. Steve is also a playwright and has his own theater company that brings one-person plays about American history to schools. Steve lives in Connecticut with his wife, who is a teacher. They have two children, two dogs, and a cat. When he's not writing he enjoys swimming, tennis, reading, and singing in his church choir.

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