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What was the bombing of Hiroshima? / by Jess M. Brallier ; illustrated by Tim Foley.

Brallier, Jess M, (author.). Foley, Tim, 1962- (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main J 940.54 BRA (Text) 840191002850209 Children's New - Lower Level In process -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon JUV BIO HIROSHIMA (Text) 30653005601521 New Juvenile Books Checked out 06/16/2020
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/CH (Text) NCSTL9781524792657 On Order On order -
Peabody PL - Columbia City J 940.54 BRALLIER (Text) 30403002402329 Childrens - New Non-Fiction Available -
Walkerton-Lincoln Twp PL - Walkerton J 940 HIR (Text) 72712000013702 Juvenile - Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524792657
  • ISBN: 1524792659
  • ISBN: 9781524792664
  • Physical Description: 106 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020]

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"By August 1945, World War II was over in Europe, but the fighting continued between American forces and the Japanese, who were losing but determined to fight till the bitter end. And so it fell to a new president--Harry S. Truman--to make the fateful decision to drop two atomic bombs--one on Hiroshima and one on Nagasaki--and bring the war to rapid close. Now, even seventy years later, can anyone know if this was the right choice? In a thoughtful account of these history-changing events, Jess Brallier explains the leadup to the bombing, what the terrible results of it were, and how the threat of atomic war has colored world events since"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop
Study Program Information Note:
870L Lexile.
Subject: Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Japan > Hiroshima-shi > Juvenile literature.
Atomic bomb > Juvenile literature.

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