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Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and The War of the Worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America / Gail Jarrow.

Jarrow, Gail. (Author).
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  • 13 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 15 total copies.

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Colfax-Perry Twp PL J 791.44 JAR (Text) 74121000093916 Children's Juvenile Fiction - Lower Level Available -
Eckhart PL - Main J 791.44 JAR (Text) 840191002546532 Auburn Plaza - Children's New In process -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 791.4472 JAR (Text) 39230031900069 Adult New Books Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J 791.447 JAR (Text) 36626103974770 JUV New Nonfiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown YA 791.4472 JARR (Text) 39213000837678 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland J791.4472 J37 (Text) 76383000461433 Kids New Shelf, J NF Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch YA 791.44 JARR (Text) 39391006907123 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 791.447 JAR (Text) 37323005411189 CHILD_NON Checked out 11/30/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library J 791.4472 JAR (Text) 78551000378652 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City YP 791.44 JARROW (Text) 30403002325199 Young Adult - New Non-Fiction Display Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629797762
  • ISBN: 1629797766
  • Physical Description: 139 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 120-134) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the panic induced when listeners believed Orson Welles' radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" to be news of an alien invasion, discussing the context in which the broadcast was aired and why it was so convincing.
Target Audience Note:
1000 Lexile.
1000L Lexile
Subject: War of the worlds (Radio program) > Juvenile literature.
War of the worlds (Radio program)
Science fiction radio programs > Psychological aspects > Juvenile literature.
Radio broadcasting > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Hoaxes in mass media > Juvenile literature.
Fake news > Juvenile literature.
Radio broadcasting > United States > History > 20th century.

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