D-Day : The Invasion of Normandy, 1944 [the Young Readers Adaptation]
by Rick Atkinson


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Adapted for young readers from the #1 New York Times-bestselling The Guns at Last Light, D-Day captures the events and the spirit of that day--June 6, 1944--the day that led to the liberation of western Europe from Nazi Germany's control. They came by sea and by sky to reclaim freedom from the occupying Germans, turning the tide of World War II. Atkinson skillfully guides his younger audience through the events leading up to, and of, the momentous day in this photo-illustrated adaptation. Perfect for history buffs and newcomers to the topic alike

This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.

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Overview

Adapted for young readers from the #1 New York Times-bestselling The Guns at Last Light, D-Day captures the events and the spirit of that day--June 6, 1944--the day that led to the liberation of western Europe from Nazi Germany's control. They came by sea and by sky to reclaim freedom from the occupying Germans, turning the tide of World War II. Atkinson skillfully guides his younger audience through the events leading up to, and of, the momentous day in this photo-illustrated adaptation. Perfect for history buffs and newcomers to the topic alike

This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781627791113
  • ISBN-10: 1627791116
  • Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
  • Publish Date: May 2014
  • Page Count: 202
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 9.39 x 6.2 x 0.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.02 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - Military & Wars
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - Europe
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - 20th Century

 
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