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The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

Thirty-five million miles into space, a species of Martians sets eyes on planet Earth. With their own planet doomed for destruction, the Martians prepare to invade. Their weapons are ready and their aim is ruthless. The war of the worlds is about to begin.

Ages
11, 13
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 9
Grade Level Equivalent
8.1
Lexile Measure
1170L
DRA
70
Guided Reading
Z
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
304
Genre
Adventure, Science Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author

H. G. Wells The English writer Herbert George Wells was a well-known novelist and social theorist. In The War of the Worlds (1898) and other works of science fiction, he predicted space exploration, atomic power, and other technological developments.

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