Air Raid--Pearl Harbor!: The Story of December 7, 1941

Air Raid--Pearl Harbor!: The Story of December 7, 1941

by Theodore Taylor
     
 

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On December 7, 1941, Americans were stunned to learn that Japanese forces had launched an attack on Pearl Harbor. In this engrossing and extensively researched account, Theodore Taylor examines both sides of the battle, taking a close look at the events leading up to it and providing compelling insight into the motives and operations of the brave men and women

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On December 7, 1941, Americans were stunned to learn that Japanese forces had launched an attack on Pearl Harbor. In this engrossing and extensively researched account, Theodore Taylor examines both sides of the battle, taking a close look at the events leading up to it and providing compelling insight into the motives and operations of the brave men and women swept up in the fight.

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“Taylor has presented a vividly credible account....He recognizes no national barriers to truth.”—The New York Times
New York Times
Taylor has presented a vividly credible account....He recognizes no national barriers to truth.
Sacramento Bee
Well-written and fast-paced, Taylor's book works for anyone who wants to brush up on the event.
Taylor has presented a vividly credible account. . He recognizes no national barriers to truth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152164218
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Series:
Great Episodes Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
422,835
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.54(d)
Lexile:
1070L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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“Taylor has presented a vividly credible account....He recognizes no national barriers to truth.”—The New York Times

Meet the Author

THEODORE TAYLOR (1921-2006), an award-winning author of many books for young people, was particularly known for fast-paced, exciting adventure novels. His books include the bestseller The Cay, Timothy of the Cay, The Bomb, Air Raid—Pearl Harbor!, Ice Drift, The Maldonado Miracle, and The Weirdo, an Edgar Award winner for Best Young Adult Mystery.

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