World War I: Why They Fought

Friday, June 2, 2017
National Doughnut Day
It's National Doughnut Day! This holiday honors the Salvation Army for providing doughnuts and coffee to service members during World War I.

Why did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria spark World War I? How did a sinking ship and a telegram convince the United States to join the fight? How did patriotism and brotherhood motivate soldiers in the trenches? From the battlefields of France to the Russian Revolution, World War I: Why They Fought reveals the motivations behind World War I from all sides. Go beyond names and dates and ask: what were they fighting for?

Author Rissman, Rebecca
Pages 64 pages
Genre Nonfiction
Reading level 4-6
Interest level 3-6
Guided reading Z
Lexile 980L