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Could a snowball fight really have sparked the American Revolution? What made people get so steaming mad over the price of tea? And did it take a minuteman only a minute to join the fight? Step back into colonial America to find out about taxation without representation; why the British were called lobsters, the first-ever combat submarine, and whether Yankee doodles were really dandy!and#160; This interesting take on eh American Revolution will attract young readersand#8230;even if they don't have to write a book report.

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Why were schools, drinking fountains, and movie theatres segregated by race? Why did more than 250,000 people march in Washington, DC in 1963? What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s big dream--and has it come true? All of these and other and#8220;must-knowand#8221; questions about the civil rights hero are answered in this engaging new book.

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Why was the Titanic so huge? Did all the passengers really eat off gold plates? How could an iceberg just appear out of nowhere? Here are the answers to all these and other and#8220;must-knowand#8221; questions about the building, launch, and tragic sinking of the most famous ship of all time. This trivia-rich look back on that fateful night includes gripping, true information that will entice young readers--even if they don't have to write a book report!

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Why Did the Whole World Go to War? helps children understand one of the 20th century's most tragic conflicts. It answers their most basic questions, including: What started World War II? How did Hitler take over so many countries so quickly? What happened at Pearl Harbor? Where were the fiercest battles fought? What ended the deadliest conflict in human history? A fascinating look at a complex topic.

About the Author

Ben Richmond is aand#160;science journalistand#160;making his children's book debut. He writes about dinosaurs, outer space, and the origin of words for Vice magazineand#8217;s Motherboard website, and has contributed to The Believer. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781454906766
Author:
Richmond, Benjamin
Publisher:
Sterling
Author:
Elliott, Mark
Author:
Sandler, Martin W.
Author:
Madsen, Jim
Author:
Azhderian, Cecelia
Author:
Carson, Mary Kay
Author:
Hunt, Robert
Author:
Barrett, Robert
Subject:
Water (oceans, lakes, etc.)
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Ocean and Marine
Subject:
United States - General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Good Question!
Series Volume:
And Other Questions
Publication Date:
20140731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8 x 10 in
Age Level:
from 6

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"Synopsis" by ,
Why were schools, drinking fountains, and movie theatres segregated by race? Why did more than 250,000 people march in Washington, DC in 1963? What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s big dream--and has it come true? All of these and other and#8220;must-knowand#8221; questions about the civil rights hero are answered in this engaging new book.
"Synopsis" by ,
Why was the Titanic so huge? Did all the passengers really eat off gold plates? How could an iceberg just appear out of nowhere? Here are the answers to all these and other and#8220;must-knowand#8221; questions about the building, launch, and tragic sinking of the most famous ship of all time. This trivia-rich look back on that fateful night includes gripping, true information that will entice young readers--even if they don't have to write a book report!
"Synopsis" by ,
Why Did the Whole World Go to War? helps children understand one of the 20th century's most tragic conflicts. It answers their most basic questions, including: What started World War II? How did Hitler take over so many countries so quickly? What happened at Pearl Harbor? Where were the fiercest battles fought? What ended the deadliest conflict in human history? A fascinating look at a complex topic.
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