Hiroshima and Nagasaki: the Atomic Bombings That Shook the World (Tangled History)

Author:   Burgan, Michael
Publisher:   Capstone Press
ISBN:  

9781543575569


Pages:   112
Publication Date:   04 November 2019
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 12 years
Format:   Paperback
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Vivid storytelling brings World War II history to life and place readers in the shoes of the people who experienced the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. From the development of the bombs and the decision to use them to the moments they were dropped and the devastation they wrought, readers get a firsthand look at events that truly shook the world. Suspenseful, dramatic events unfold in chronological, interwoven stories from the different perspectives of people who experienced the events while they were 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.

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Author:   Burgan, Michael
Publisher:   Capstone Press
Imprint:   Capstone Press
Dimensions:   Width: 13.70cm , Height: 0.80cm , Length: 20.60cm
Weight:   0.136kg
ISBN:  

9781543575569


ISBN 10:   1543575560
Pages:   112
Publication Date:   04 November 2019
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in history. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

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