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The dropping of the atomic bombs / by Mary Meinking ; content consultant, Allan M. Winkler, distinguished professor of History, Miami University.

Meinking, Mary, (author.). Winkler, Allan M., 1945- (consultant.).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Series Information

Essential library of World War II.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 940.54 Mei (Text) 32604030006627 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell J 355.825 MEI (Text) 36823001657306 J Non Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) J 940.54 ESS (Text) 30032001801700 JUVENILE NON-FICTION Available -
Worthington Jefferson Twp PL - Worthington J 940.54 WORLD WAR II (Text) 36820000374891 JUVENILE NONFICTION Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial TEEN 355.8251 MEINKING (Text) 33946003462855 Teen . 2nd Floor In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781624037931
  • ISBN: 1624037933
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Abdo Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Trinity Test -- Building the bombs -- Testing the bomb -- Training and targets -- Transporting the bombs -- Dropping Little Boy -- Dropping Fat Man -- A new atomic world -- Timeline -- Essential facts -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
This title examines the dropping of atomic bombs during World War II, focusing on their development and testing, the bombing missions, and the bombs' destruction and legacy. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, a selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Target Audience Note:
1040 Lexile.
Subject: Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Juvenile literature.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Juvenile literature.
Atomic bomb > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Bombardment of Nagasaki-shi (Japan : 1945.)
Bombardment of Hiroshima-shi (Japan : 1945.)
Military operations, Aerial > American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations.
Manhattan Project (U.S.) > History > Juvenile literature.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Atomic bomb > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations > Juvenile literature.

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