"Freestyle Express" is a new, fully accessible range of books tailored for 11-15 year old pupils with a reading age of 8 years. The range uses a simplified version off the "Freestyle" layout, making it easier for the less confident reader to follow. Modern history is fascinating and this series proves it! Designed especially for reluctant readers, each book covers a twentieth century conflict in an approachable and enthralling way. Whilst covering all the key events and incidents involved in each conflict, the series also looks at how these affected the lives of real people on the front line, incorporating fascinating real life tales. This book: describes the sequence of events in a clear, accessible manner; includes a timeline spread, summary of key events and a 'new words' box at the foot of each spread; and uses primary and secondary source material in a range of bite-sized text types from newspaper reports, diary/journal extracts, eyewitness accounts, quotes and excerpts from important speeches.