Pearl Harbor (Ready-to-Reads) (Paperback)

By Stephen Krensky, Larry Day (Illustrator)

Simon Spotlight, 9780689842146, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2001

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Description

Bringing a dramatic moment of World War II to vivid life, author Stephen Krensky answers questions about the historic importance of the military action at Pearl Harbor. Written in simple yet clear language, the book teaches readers about the political scene before and after the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese in December 1941, and how this event shaped our country's place in the world.


About the Author

Stephen Krensky is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including How Santa Got His Job (an ALA Notable Book) and Big Bad Wolves at School. He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts. You can visit him at StephenKrensky.com.

Larry Day is the award-winning illustrator of over twenty-five picture books, both fiction and nonfiction. He was born and raised in Gibson City, Illinois, where he flunked high school art before becoming a storyboard artist and picture book illustrator. Day currently lives in Illinois with his wife, author Miriam Busch.