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H.G. Well's 1898 science fiction classic, The War of the Worlds, tapped into society's fears about worldwide security and an impending war in Europe. However, it wasn't until forty years later that The War of the Worlds became infamous. On October 30, 1938, the United States was certain that it was under siege by vicious Martians. Thousands of people called the police, many ran from their homes in terror, and some even sought medical attention for shock and hysteria. Martians weren't really invading: Orson Welles, a famous actor, was performing a radio dramatization of The War of the Worlds that conviced listeners an invasion could happen anytime and anywhere.

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H.G. Well's 1898 science fiction classic, The War of the Worlds, tapped into society's fears about worldwide security and an impending war in Europe. However, it wasn't until forty years later that The War of the Worlds became infamous. On October 30, 1938, the United States was certain that it was under siege by vicious Martians. Thousands of people called the police, many ran from their homes in terror, and some even sought medical attention for shock and hysteria. Martians weren't really invading: Orson Welles, a famous actor, was performing a radio dramatization of The War of the Worlds that conviced listeners an invasion could happen anytime and anywhere.

Synopsis:

With a Foreword by the Newbery Honor author of "The Moves Make the Man," this movie tie-in edition of Wells' classic novel is available just in time for the new film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise. Includes a reading group guide.

About the Author

H.G. Wells is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. He was the author of numerous classics such as andlt;Iandgt;The Invisible Manandlt;/Iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;The Time Machineandlt;/Iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;The Island of Dr. Moreauandlt;/Iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;The War of the Worlds,andlt;/Iandgt; and many more.andnbsp;

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416903680
Foreword:
Brooks, Bruce
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Foreword by:
Brooks, Bruce
Foreword:
Brooks, Bruce
Author:
Brooks, Bruce
Author:
Wells, H. G.
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Life on other planets
Subject:
Imaginary wars and battles
Subject:
Space warfare
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Mars (planet)
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
HG Well; 1898; science fiction classic; science fiction; War of World; worldwide security; impending war in Europe; Martians; Thousands of people called the police, many ran from their homes in terror, and some even sought medical attention for shock and
Subject:
HG Well; 1898; science fiction classic; science fiction; War of World; worldwide security; impending war in Europe; Martians; Thousands of people called the police, many ran from their homes in terror, and some even sought medical attention for shock and
Subject:
HG Well; 1898; science fiction classic; science fiction; War of World; worldwide security; impending war in Europe; Martians; Thousands of people called the police, many ran from their homes in terror, and some even sought medical attention for shock and
Subject:
HG Well; 1898; science fiction classic; science fiction; War of World; worldwide security; impending war in Europe; Martians; Thousands of people called the police, many ran from their homes in terror, and some even sought medical attention for shock and
Subject:
HG Well; 1898; science fiction classic; science fiction; War of World; worldwide security; impending war in Europe; Martians; Thousands of people called the police, many ran from their homes in terror, and some even sought medical attention for shock and
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Aladdin Classics
Publication Date:
June 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 7.875 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 336 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9781416903680 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , H.G. Well's 1898 science fiction classic, The War of the Worlds, tapped into society's fears about worldwide security and an impending war in Europe. However, it wasn't until forty years later that The War of the Worlds became infamous. On October 30, 1938, the United States was certain that it was under siege by vicious Martians. Thousands of people called the police, many ran from their homes in terror, and some even sought medical attention for shock and hysteria. Martians weren't really invading: Orson Welles, a famous actor, was performing a radio dramatization of The War of the Worlds that conviced listeners an invasion could happen anytime and anywhere.
"Synopsis" by , With a Foreword by the Newbery Honor author of "The Moves Make the Man," this movie tie-in edition of Wells' classic novel is available just in time for the new film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise. Includes a reading group guide.
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