|By (author):||Adams, Simon|
|Subject:||JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Europe|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Military & Wars|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century|
|Size:||11.06in x 8.50in x 0.24in|
|From The Publisher*|
Discover the war that shaped the modern world in Eyewitness: World War II. From the pre-war rise of Nazi Germany to the start of the war with the invasion of Poland in 1939 to Japan singing the surrender agreement in 1945, all aspects of the deadliest conflict in human history are covered in great detail with content that is accessible and appropriate for young readers.
For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books for children have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.
Supports the Common Core State Standards.
|From The Publisher*||Published in 88 countries and in 36 languages DK's popular <i>Eyewitness</i> series has been the most trusted non-fiction series in classrooms, libraries and homes around the world for 25 years!<br><br>Now this award-winning series gets a fresh new look - inside and out- with magnificent paperback editions of 12 of the most popular <i>Eyewitness</i> titles of all time!<br><br>All-new covers and updated interiors ensure that the <i>Eyewitness</i> series will continue to be the go-to source for kids with curious minds!<br><br><b>NOW IN PAPERBACK WITH A FRESH NEW LOOK!</b><br><br>PRAISE FOR THE SERIES<br><br><b>" … (Eyewitness) has everything you need to get a good overview of a subject, while providing plenty of great photos…"></b> - Yahoo.com<br><br><b>"… almost single-handedly rejuvenated if not reinvented the often moribund world of nonfiction books for children."</b>- Newsweek<br><br><b>"Pioneering…visually captivating, dependable non-fiction."</b> - Booklist<br><br><b>"The distinguished Eyewitness series have maintained the same high standards of writing and illustration."</b>- Publisher's Weekly|
|Biographical Note||Simon Adams earned his degree in politics and history at the London School of Economics, and then studied as a postgraduate at Bristol University. He has written and edited more than 50 children's books about history, archaeology, geography, and famous people, among other subjects.|