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The Resource Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! : World War II, by Laurie Calkoven ; illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti

Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! : World War II, by Laurie Calkoven ; illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti

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Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! : World War II
Title
Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! : World War II
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by Laurie Calkoven ; illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti
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eng
Summary
Discover the secret tactics Americans used to win World War II in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series about the secrets of American History! Secrets of American History is an action-packed nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series that lets beginning readers in on a little secret: history is full of surprises! Want to know what invisible ink has to do with the American Revolution? Or why shark repellent and inflatable army tanks were used in World War II? Find out in this fact-filled series of fascinating true tales, wild adventures, and spy missions, and discover the secret side of American history! Before Julia Child was a famous chef, did you know she was cooking up shark repellent during World War II? It's true...and that's not the only exciting and interesting story from the war. Americans had to use clever and creative tactics to win their battles--tactics that included inflatable army tanks, costumes, and fake radio transmissions. Find out how and why it happened--and meet the woman who became the Allies' most dangerous spy! An extend-the-learning section at the back of the book covers the ocean's food chain, how area is calculated, and more!
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An entry in a new leveled reader series about American history shares some of the clever and creative tactics employed by Allied forces during World War II, from inflatable army tanks and undercover costumes to fake radio transmissions and shark repellant
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10565788
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YDX
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Calkhoven, Laurie
Dewey number
940.53/73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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880
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1
  • 2
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Fabbretti, Valerio
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True
Series statement
  • Secrets of American history
  • Ready-to-read. Level three
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  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
juvenile
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World War II
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Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! : World War II, by Laurie Calkoven ; illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
World War II begins -- Cooking up shark repellent -- The ghost army with the inflatable tanks -- The allies' most dangerous spy
Control code
ocn960030222
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
47 pages
Isbn
9781481499491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960030222
Label
Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! : World War II, by Laurie Calkoven ; illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
World War II begins -- Cooking up shark repellent -- The ghost army with the inflatable tanks -- The allies' most dangerous spy
Control code
ocn960030222
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
47 pages
Isbn
9781481499491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960030222

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