Astonishing Headlines - Set 1

These true stories plucked from the news headlines over the years will lure in young-adult readers with high-interest news stories that will fascinate, enthrall, and shock.

Captured
Five stories describe some of history's most exciting captures, including the apprehension of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann and the arrest of Saddam Hussein, each with a timeline, definitions of key words, and related facts.

Missing
What happens when a real treasure goes missing, or a space ship, or a person? Some of these disappearances have puzzled experts for years. Some of them are solved through detective work and luck, while others remain mysteries, never to be solved.

Shot Down
This book contains five true stories of planes shot down in times of war and peace, including the attack on Chuck Yeager's fighter plane over France and the shooting down of a Korean passenger plane by the Soviet Union.

Stranded at Sea
Five stories describe the true experiences of people who were stranded at sea, each with a timeline, definitions of key words, and related facts.

Stowed Away
Six stories describe the true experiences of stowaways who risked their lives for freedom or a better way of life, each story with a timeline, definitions of key words, and related facts.

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Reading Level

Interest Level

4th/5th Grade

Grades 4-12+


Ratings: Lexile: 630-800

Recommended Ages: 9-18+

Pages: 92 pp., 5 x 7-3/4, softcover

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DDD-1583

1 set of 5 books


$45.00

Classroom Sets and Special Offers!

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Price

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CS-DDD-1583

Discounted Pricing on Classroom Set
Classroom Set: 5 Sets of 5 Books

$225.00
$203.00

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