Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



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

Jarrow, Gail. (Author).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 23 of 25 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 25 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch J 791.44 JAR (Text) 34207002289172 Juv Non-Fiction Available -
Camden-Jackson Twp PL - Camden J 791.44 JAR (Text) 74082000021857 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main J 791.44 JAR (Text) 840191002546532 Children's Nonfiction - Lower Level Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville YA 791.4472 JAR (Text) 39230031900069 Young Adult Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library YA 791.44 JAR (Text) 33187004508574 YA Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J 791.44 JARROW (Text) 32826014197552 J Non-Fiction Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown 791.44 JARROW TEEN (Text) 75342000087811 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood KIDS NONFICTION J 791.447 JAR (Text) 36626103974770 1st Floor Kids (Featured) Display -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown YA 791.4472 JARR (Text) 39213000837678 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville TWEEN j 791.4472 JARROW (Text) 33946003380784 Tween Books - 1st Floor Checked out 11/04/2020
Next 10 »

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.
Formatted Contents Note:
Haunted on Halloween Eve -- Mercury rises -- Taking to the air -- Blood-red planet -- Plotting the invasion -- The final day -- The attack -- Panic -- "Wreckage" -- It's all over -- Extra! Extra! read all about it -- Dear Mr. Welles -- Fallout -- Dear FCC -- "Too darn realistic" -- Soft landing -- Hoaxes -- Timeline -- More to explore.
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.

Additional Resources