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The Resource Aliens are coming! : the true account of the 1938 War of the worlds radio broadcast, Meghan McCarthy

Aliens are coming! : the true account of the 1938 War of the worlds radio broadcast, Meghan McCarthy

Label
Aliens are coming! : the true account of the 1938 War of the worlds radio broadcast
Title
Aliens are coming!
Title remainder
the true account of the 1938 War of the worlds radio broadcast
Statement of responsibility
Meghan McCarthy
Title variation
True account of the 1938 War of the worlds radio broadcast
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the night before Halloween in 1938 when Orson Welles narrated a radio version of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds" and the ensuing panic around the country when radio listeners believed that the country was being invaded by Martians
Summary
On Halloween, 1938, a radio broadcast warned Americans of breaking news: "Aliens are coming!" Listeners got even more terrified as the story continued: A flaming spaceship had crashed into Earth! Martians had invaded! People panicked and fled their homes before learning the truth: the whole thing was a hoax. Aliens Are Coming! tells the incredible-but-true story of the broadcast of War of the Worlds, a radio play about alien invasion. -- Description by Rebecca Honeycutt
Writing style
Award
  • Chickadee Award (Maine), 2008.
  • Georgia Children's Book Award for Picture Storybook, 2011.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Nonfiction Book Category, 2008.
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 3-6, 2008.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2007
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2006.
Awards note
Georgia picture storybook award winners, 2010-2011.
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144085
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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McCarthy, Meghan
Dewey number
  • 791.44/72
  • 791.4472
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1991.77.W3
LC item number
M43 2009
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690
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Welles, Orson
Target audience
preschool
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the true account of the 1938 War of the worlds radio broadcast
Label
Aliens are coming! : the true account of the 1938 War of the worlds radio broadcast, Meghan McCarthy
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Read to a Child--The most important 20 minutes of your day"--page 4 of cover
  • Originally published: New York : Knopf, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First Dragonfly Books edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781442069541
Isbn Type
(Paw Prints)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)290466646
  • (OCoLC)ocn290466646
  • 379668
  • 604165
Label
Aliens are coming! : the true account of the 1938 War of the worlds radio broadcast, Meghan McCarthy
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Read to a Child--The most important 20 minutes of your day"--page 4 of cover
  • Originally published: New York : Knopf, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First Dragonfly Books edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781442069541
Isbn Type
(Paw Prints)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)290466646
  • (OCoLC)ocn290466646
  • 379668
  • 604165

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