The Blitz

The Blitz

The Blitz

The Blitz

The Blitz

The Blitz

The Blitz

Historical (fiction), 2,450 words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+), Lexile 710L

Reggie is a thirteen-year-old boy who has become one of many young British evacuees sent from London to the countryside during World War II. Reggie makes a daring move during this dangerous time and finds himself at the epicenter of a bombing. The Blitz provides valuable insight about the realities of World War II in London through a relatable and historically accurate story. The book can also be used to teach students about character point of view and correctly retelling a story.