The War in Afghanistan

From the Series Understanding World History
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The war in Afghanistan, launched after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, was America's longest and perhaps least-talked about war. The War in Afghanistan provides context and clarity concerning the U.S. military's initial success in Afghanistan, the Taliban

Interest Level Grade 7 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
Copyright 2014
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher ReferencePoint Press
Series Understanding World History
Language English
Number of Pages 96
Lexile 1260
ISBN 9781601526328, 9781601526335B
Title Format Reinforced book, Print + Ebook
Release Date 2014-08-01
Author Stuart Kallen
Dewey 958.104/7
 

School Library Journal

Gr 7 Up–These two utilitarian volumes give clear and detailed explanations of their subjects. Afghanistan is organized chronologically and covers events from September 11, 2001, to the end of 2013, while Arab Spring delves into the historical background of politics in Northern Africa and the Middle East, then examines the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, touching on relevant events in surrounding nations as well. Though these books are written from an American perspective, the authors strive to offer a balanced, accurate portrayal of events. The writing style in both titles is straightforward, if somewhat dry. While these books will be most useful to students writing reports, they provide valuable coverage of recent events and will fill a gap in many collections.–Misti Tidman, Licking County Library, Newark, OH

Author: Stuart Kallen

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