Explore WWII from the front lines in this teen history book
Help history come alive in a way that’s easy for teens to connect with and enjoy. World War II History for Teens dives deep into the major battles, providing a core, compelling framework that allows teens to better understand what really happened during the war. From the conquest of Europe all the way through the end of the Pacific Theater, they’ll get an up-close look at the course of the Second World War and learn how it created the world they live in today.
World War II History for Teens includes:
Key WWII battles—Read through detailed accounts of the most important battles, the moments that decided their outcomes, and how these results shaped the war.
Critical thinking—An exciting narrative engages readers while also providing the information they need to draw their own conclusions about the impact of WWII.
Closer looks—World War II History for Teens helps readers go even deeper with special features on military technology, how many of the war’s key decisions were made, and more.
Show teens how exciting history can be with World War II History for Teens.
About the Author
BENJAMIN MACK-JACKSON is an author, documentary filmmaker, historian, and storyteller capturing and preserving the memories of the last surviving World War II veterans. As the founder of the nonprofit WWII Veterans History Project, Benjamin dedicates his time to capturing untold stories of service and sacrifice.
“For teens, or anyone, learning about the history of WWII, Benjamin Mack-Jackson’s new book is the place to start! As an educator for more than 30 years, I appreciate material that allows students to learn a layer at a time for topics as complex as WWII. Most students will benefit from the pace at which the author moves this real-life drama along while providing just enough detail to pique curiosity. World War II History for Teens enables the reader to see multiple perspectives of the war without being overwhelmed with details. Teens who read this book will have a big-picture view of WWII that allows for a better understanding of all future knowledge they acquire about this epic global conflict that still affects our lives today.” —Lou Ring Sangdahl, teacher and instructional coach with a focus on project-based learning
“Benjamin Mack-Jackson has devoted himself to the preservation of veterans' stories, and has used his expertise to craft a highly readable and informative history of World War II for a teen audience. This book will serve as an excellent resource and inspire readers to continue learning about this complex and important conflict.” —Chris Juergens, PhD, Anschutz assistant curator of military history and heritage at History Colorado
“Benjamin Mack-Jackson tells a compelling version of World War II through a unique and meticulous investigation, conducting interviews with more than 100 WWII vets. Throughout the novel, he helps teens make the connections to not only understand WWII but to also appreciate the impact it had on America and the world.” —Jamie Berry, social studies teacher