The Dropping of the Atomic Bombs

Roberta Baxter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317194

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Description

This book relays the factual details of the dropping of the atomic bombs that took place during World War II. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a Manhattan Project scientist, a witness in Hiroshima, and an aide to the US secretary of war. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

Reading Level
Lexile
860L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
V
ATOS
5.5
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
History Military Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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