What Was Pearl Harbor?

Part of What Was?

Illustrated by John Mantha
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Paperback
$7.99 US
5.25"W x 7.63"H x 0.28"D  
On sale Jun 27, 2013 | 112 Pages | 978-0-448-46462-6
| Grades 3-7
Reading Level: Lexile 800L
A terrifying attack!

On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died, and the United States was propelled into World War II. In a compelling, easy-to-read narrative, children will learn all about a pivotal moment in American history.
Patricia Brennan Demuth has written several books for children, including Thomas Edison and His Bright Idea, Gorillas, Snakes, Johnny Appleseed, and Max, the Bad-Talking Parrot. View titles by Patricia Brennan Demuth
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A terrifying attack!

On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died, and the United States was propelled into World War II. In a compelling, easy-to-read narrative, children will learn all about a pivotal moment in American history.

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Patricia Brennan Demuth has written several books for children, including Thomas Edison and His Bright Idea, Gorillas, Snakes, Johnny Appleseed, and Max, the Bad-Talking Parrot. View titles by Patricia Brennan Demuth
Who HQ is your headquarters for history. The Who HQ team is always working to provide simple and clear answers to some of our biggest questions. From Who Was George Washington? to Who Is Michelle Obama?, and What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? to Where Is the Great Barrier Reef?, we strive to give you all the facts. Visit us at WhoHQ.com View titles by Who HQ

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