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The Resource Battle in the air, by Rupert Matthews

Battle in the air, by Rupert Matthews

Label
Battle in the air
Title
Battle in the air
Statement of responsibility
by Rupert Matthews
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Battle in the Air' is a 'reading alone' reader, perfect for children who are proficient readers. These short stories for children develop the habit of reading widely for both pleasure and information.
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matthews, Rupert
Dewey number
  • 428.6
  • 428.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
DK reads. Reading alone
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
  • Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
  • Readers
  • Educational: first/native language: readers & reading schemes
  • Children's / Teenage general interest: Warfare, battles, armed forces
  • Interest age: from c 8 years
  • Children's / Teenage fiction: Historical fiction
Summary expansion
Short stories for children designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love readingBattle in the Air is a 'Reading Alone' reader, perfect for children who are proficient readers. These short stories for children develop the habit of reading widely for both pleasure and information. DK Reads proves that good reads build great readers. A battered old RAF metal box belonging to their Granddad inspires Zoe and Zak to find out about life during the Battle of Britain in WWII. Through the memories of their grandparents and their WWII friends, learn about the experiences for the RAF pilots, the women's anti-aircraft gun crews and the school children. Battle in the Air is part of the new DK Reads series, a three-level reading scheme of short stories for kids that helps children become confident readers, featuring engaging and illustrated topics. Interactive aspects such as diaries and games provide an element of fun while supporting the story and national curriculum. DK Reads is created in consultation with literacy experts and adheres to levelled reading scheme guidelines so the grammar, vocabulary, and content are absolutely right
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Battle in the air, by Rupert Matthews
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0023164166
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9780241182604
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour)
Label
Battle in the air, by Rupert Matthews
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0023164166
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9780241182604
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour)

Library Locations

    • Hammersmith LibraryBorrow it
      Shepherds Bush Road Hammersmith, London, W6 7AT, GB
      51.4948594 -0.2239664
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