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Come on In, America: The United States in World War I.

Author: Linda Barrett Osborne
Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 20170314.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The "Great War" in Europe started in 1914, but it wasn't until April 6, 1917 that the United States declared war on Germany and joined World War I. German submarine attacks on American ships in March 1917 were the overt motive for declaring war, but the underlying reasons were far more complex. Even after the United States officially joined, Americans were divided on whether they should be a part of it. Osborne  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Barrett Osborne
ISBN: 9781419723780 1419723782
OCLC Number: 1019553428
Description: 170 pages : black and white illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: War begins in Europe --
The United States stays neutral --
or does it? --
The United States joins the fight --
New and improved weapons --
The war on our home front --
African Americans at war and at home --
Women, suffrage, and service --
Peace with victory and a price --
War's legacy.

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Commemorating the 100th anniversary of America's entrance into World War I, acclaimed author Linda Barrett Osborne examines the United States' involvement in the Great War  Read more...

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"A wide-ranging exploration of World War I and how it changed the United States forever."--Kirkus "Osborne effectively juxtaposes issues such as censorship, propaganda, prejudice, discrimination, and Read more...

 
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