The United States Enters World War I

Sue Vander Hook (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617851889

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This title examines an important historic event, the United States entering World War I. Readers will learn about the events leading up to this, including the sinking of the Lusitania and the preparation of the U.S. military. Covered in detail are the first American troops' arrival in Paris, trench warfare, and the cease-fire and negotiations that led to the Treaty of Versailles. Also discussed are the Americans' efforts to help the war on the home front, including selling war bonds, conserving food, planting gardens, and working in munitions factories. Key players, such Herbert Hoover, Colonel George S. Patton Jr., Kaiser Wilhelm II, President Woodrow Wilson, and Arthur Zimmermann are included. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.

Reading Level
Lexile
1050L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
X
ATOS
7.7
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Government History Military Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 13+
Grade
9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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