The United States Enters World War I

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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. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
BISACS JNF025130, JNF025210, JNF043000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2010
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2010-01-01
Item No 0947-9
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 940.3
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 7.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 135713
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
 

Author: Sue Vander Hook