World War I: Why They Fought

World War I: Why They Fought

by Rebecca Rissman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756551742
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Series: What Were They Fighting For?
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 686,615
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 980L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Rebecca Rissman is a nonfiction author and editor. She has written more than 200 books about history, science, and art. Her book Shapes in Sports earned a starred review from Booklist, and her series Animal Spikes and Spines received Learning Magazine's 2013 Teachers Choice for Children's Books. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and daughter, and enjoys hiking, yoga, and cooking.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Roots of War 4

Chapter 2 Battles Begin 12

Chapter 3 War Dregs On 20

Chapter 4 Americans Join the Fight 28

Chapter 5 Desperate for an End 36

Chapter 6 Coming Home 42

Chapter 7 Lost Generation 48

Timeline 58

Glossary 60

Additional Resources 61

Source Notes 62

Select Bibliography 63

Index 64

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