The greatest treasure hunt in history: the story of the Monuments Men

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Publisher:
Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.,
Pub. Date:
2019.
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
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Robert M. Edsel brings the story of his #1 NYT bestseller for adults The Monuments Men to young readers for the first time in this dynamic, narrative nonfiction project packed with photos. 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. 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 11 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.
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ISBN:
9781338251197
Accelerated Reader:
MG+
Level 8.9, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
1200L
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subject_facet Allied Forces. -- Supreme Headquarters. -- Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section -- History, Art thefts -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature, Art treasures in war -- Europe -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature, Cultural property -- Protection -- Europe, Cultural property -- Protection -- Europe -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Confiscations and contributions -- Germany -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Europe -- Juvenile literature
title_display The greatest treasure hunt in history : the story of the Monuments Men
title_full The greatest treasure hunt in history : the story of the Monuments Men / by Robert M. Edsel
title_short The greatest treasure hunt in history :
title_sub the story of the Monuments Men
topic_facet Art thefts, Art treasures in war, Confiscations and contributions, Cultural property, Destruction and pillage, History, Protection, World War, 1939-1945