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The Resource Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and The war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America, Gail Jarrow

Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and The war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America, Gail Jarrow

Label
Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and The war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America
Title
Spooked!
Title remainder
how a radio broadcast and The war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America
Statement of responsibility
Gail Jarrow
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2019
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2018.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2020.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10686720
Cataloging source
YDX
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Jarrow, Gail
Dewey number
  • 070.43
  • 791.44/72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1000L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PN1991.77.W3
LC item number
J37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction radio programs
  • Radio broadcasting
  • Hoaxes in mass media
  • Radio broadcasting
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Media Studies
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Performing Arts / Television & Radio
  • Hoaxes in mass media
  • Radio broadcasting
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how a radio broadcast and the War of the Worlds sparked the 1938 Invasion of America
Label
Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and The war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America, Gail Jarrow
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-134) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
1962519
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9781629797762
Lccn
2018933314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781629797762
  • (OCoLC)1011610853
Label
Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and The war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America, Gail Jarrow
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-134) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
1962519
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9781629797762
Lccn
2018933314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781629797762
  • (OCoLC)1011610853

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