The Berlin Wall: Barrier to Freedom

The Berlin Wall: Barrier to Freedom

by Michael Burgan

Hardcover(Library Binding)



A look at the history of the Berlin Wall, which divided the city of Berlin into communist and capitalist sections for 28 years.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756533304
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2007
Series: Snapshots in History Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile: 1040L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 15 Years

About the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history.He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

Table of Contents

A city divided — Breaking up Berlin — Life under communism — Struggle for control — Building the wall — Face to face at the wall — The shadow of the wall — United again.

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