This intriguing nonfiction book builds literacy skills while immersing students in subject area content. You Are There! Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 examines the events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, highlights the critical components, and details the aftermath and its effects. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this high-interest book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, detailed images, and in-depth Reader's Guide require students to connect back to the text and encourage multiple readings. The Think Link and Dig Deeper! sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this text features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.
Dona does not know which is more fun-learning about the world through science, or writing books for children that tell all about it. She is glad she does not have to decide and can do both!