Why Did the Whole World Go to War? by Martin W. Sandler
And Other Questions About... World War II (Good Question!)

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Why Did the Whole World Go to War? helps children understand one of the 20th century's most tragic conflicts. It answers their most basic questions, including: What started World War II? How did Hitler take over so many countries so quickly? What happened at Pearl Harbor? Where were the fiercest battles fought? What ended the deadliest conflict in human history? A fascinating look at a complex topic.

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Martin W. Sandler is the author of more than 50 books, two of which have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. His book, The Story of American Photography / An Illustrated History for Young People (Little Brown) received The Horn Book Award. His Library of Congress American History Series (HarperCollins) has been a national bestseller Mr. Sandler has also won seven Emmys, for his television work, and has taught American history and American studies at both the University of Massachusetts and Smith College. He lives in Cotuit, MA.
Published January 1, 2013 by Sterling Children's Books. 32 pages
Genres: History, War, Children's Books.

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Some young readers will likely have questions about how A leads to B: Germany had to “get rid of its military” after World War I but was able to invade Czechoslovakia just two decades later, though Sandler does not explain how Germany reincarnated its military, for instance.

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