The greatest treasure hunt in history : the story of the Monuments Men
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New York : Scholastic Focus, [2021].
ISBN
9781338251241, 1338251244
Lexile measure
1200L
Rating
Ages 9-12.
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Book
Physical Desc
xxv, 333 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781338251241, 1338251244
Accelerated Reader
MG+
Level 8.9, 11 Points
Lexile measure
1200

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of Western civilization. As the war raged, these American and British volunteers--museum curators, art scholars and educators, architects, archivists, and artists, known as the Monuments Men--found themselves in a desperate race against time to locate and save the many priceless treasures and works of art stolen by Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. Robert M. Edsel, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Monuments Men, brings this story to young readers for the first time in a sweeping, dynamic adventure detailing history's greatest treasure hunt"--,Provided by publisher.
Target Audience
Ages 9-12.
Target Audience
Grades 4 to 6.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,MG+,8.9,11,500851.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Edsel, R. M., & Edsel, R. M. (2021). The greatest treasure hunt in history: the story of the Monuments Men . Scholastic Focus.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edsel, Robert M. and Robert M. Edsel. 2021. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History: The Story of the Monuments Men. New York: Scholastic Focus.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edsel, Robert M. and Robert M. Edsel. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History: The Story of the Monuments Men New York: Scholastic Focus, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Edsel, Robert M.,, and Robert M Edsel. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History: The Story of the Monuments Men Scholastic Focus, 2021.

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