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World War II by the Numbers
This title covers these subjects: World War, 1939-1945., War., World War, 1939-1945 -- Statistics.
World War II by the Numbers
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World War II by the Numbers

How much did the gear and weapons of a typical combat soldier weigh during World War II? How many Americans were awarded the Medal of Honor for their roles in the conflict? Numbers, high-impact stats, and a unique infographic format combine to present the gripping story of World War II. With stats on everything from battles to weapons, these numbers give young readers a look at the most destructive war in history.

Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-9
Lexile Level950L
ATOS Level6.4
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #174948
Text TypeInformational Text
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandEdge Books
Page Dimensions7" x 9"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $30.65 School/Library Price

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School Library Journal - Jennifer Price, Buncombe County Public Libraries, NC

"Building a series of books primarily around numbers is a bold move, but it pays off in spades here. A brief paragraph at the beginning of each chapter establishes context. Subsequent content is presented via statistics, some of which are simply written out and others of which appear in pie charts, bar graphs, or timetables. . . .The dynamic use of statistics makes for irresistible reading. This ideal supplement for history classes will appeal to reluctant readers. Consider for hi-lo collections, too." - School Library Journal

November 1, 2015

School Library Journal

"This clever take on American history hooks readers with compelling statistics, often presented as infographics. . . .Short introductory paragraphs provide background and context, while smart graphics, including pie charts, bar graphs, and maps, illuminate the impact of these wars in terms of economics, government action, and human losses. . . .these books will appeal to upper elementary and middle school students looking for something a bit different with their history." - School Library Journal

September 1, 2015

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Amanda Lanser

Amanda Lanser is a freelance writer who lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She graduated from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, and taught seventh-grade reading and writing. She is the author of books on a variety of high-interest topics and enjoys writing for children of all ages.

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