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Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: The Raid of No Return

by Nathan Hale. New York, NY: Amulet Books, 2017

Tells the story of America's involvement in World War II after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Discusses a new generation of planes launched from aircraft carriers, their pilots, and their missions (including the Doolittle raid) and what happened after the bombing with some pilots crashing and some pilots carried to safety by Chinese villagers being hunted by Japanese forces.

It addresses social studies themes such as: historical events; culture and cultural diversity; citizenship and civic ideals and practices; and global connections.

Grades 5+

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