Illustrated by: John Mantha & Tim Tomkinson
Published by: Penguin Young Readers Group
What Was Pearl Harbor?by Patricia Brennan Demuth
On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died, and the United States was propelled into World War II. In a compelling, easy-to-read narrative, children will learn all about a pivotal moment in American history.