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Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America



by
Gail Jarrow

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Boyds Mills Press
Imprint
Calkins Creek
ISBN
9781629797762

Awards and Honors
2019 Sibert Award Honor
2019 Golden Kite Award Honor, Non-Fiction for Older Readers
ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2019
CCBC Choices 2019 Choice: Historical People, Places, and Events
ILA Children's Choices - 2019
MRLS Cream of the Crop - 2019
Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth - 2018
School Library Journal Best Books - 2018
BCCB Blue Ribbons - 2018
Nonfiction Detectives Best Nonfiction - 2018
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On October 30, 1938, thousands of Americans heard H. G. Wells's infamous War of the Worlds broadcast and at first panicked, thinking that aliens had invaded Earth. The angry public’s reaction sparked a national discussion about fake news, propaganda, and the role of radio.

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

144

Trim Size

10 1/4" x 8 1/4"

Dewey

791.44/72

AR

7.2: points 4

Lexile

1000L

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

8

JLG Release

Feb 2019

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