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Michelle Howard: Four-star Admiral

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618917782

Faced with constant career challenges, Michelle Howard has defied the historically male-dominated military to become the first female four-star admiral in the U.S. Navy! With a strong belief in the strength of diverse voices, her leadership has lead to heroic feats. Inspiring quotations and photos, a map, a timeline, and more highlight the life of this leading lady!

Pirates

Gail Terp (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680728583

From noble knights to stealthy ninjas, history is full of incredible warriors who went through grueling training and led daring lives. Through labeled images, maps, and other graphics, this series brings history to life and takes readers back in time to see how some of the world's greatest warriors lived and fought.

Gladiators

Gail Terp (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680728552

From noble knights to stealthy ninjas, history is full of incredible warriors who went through grueling training and led daring lives. Through labeled images, maps, and other graphics, this series brings history to life and takes readers back in time to see how some of the world's greatest warriors lived and fought.

Samurai

Gail Terp (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680728590

From noble knights to stealthy ninjas, history is full of incredible warriors who went through grueling training and led daring lives. Through labeled images, maps, and other graphics, this series brings history to life and takes readers back in time to see how some of the world's greatest warriors lived and fought.

Knights

Gail Terp (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680728569

From noble knights to stealthy ninjas, history is full of incredible warriors who went through grueling training and led daring lives. Through labeled images, maps, and other graphics, this series brings history to life and takes readers back in time to see how some of the world's greatest warriors lived and fought.

Ninja

Gail Terp (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680728576

From noble knights to stealthy ninjas, history is full of incredible warriors who went through grueling training and led daring lives. Through labeled images, maps, and other graphics, this series brings history to life and takes readers back in time to see how some of the world's greatest warriors lived and fought.

Vikings

Gail Terp (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680728606

From noble knights to stealthy ninjas, history is full of incredible warriors who went through grueling training and led daring lives. Through labeled images, maps, and other graphics, this series brings history to life and takes readers back in time to see how some of the world's greatest warriors lived and fought.

Eurofighter Typhoon

Megan Cooley Petersson (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680727937

Militaries around the world use aircraft to defend and attack. Huge bombers take out the enemy. Fighter jets hide from radar. With hi/lo text and powerful infographics, readers will soar along with the fastest and most powerful military aircraft in the air today.

MQ-9 Reaper Drone

Luke Colins (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680727968

Militaries around the world use aircraft to defend and attack. Huge bombers take out the enemy. Fighter jets hide from radar. With hi/lo text and powerful infographics, readers will soar along with the fastest and most powerful military aircraft in the air today.

AC-130J Ghostrider

Megan Cooley Petersson (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680727913

Militaries around the world use aircraft to defend and attack. Huge bombers take out the enemy. Fighter jets hide from radar. With hi/lo text and powerful infographics, readers will soar along with the fastest and most powerful military aircraft in the air today.

AH-1Z Viper

Megan Cooley Petersson (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680727920

Militaries around the world use aircraft to defend and attack. Huge bombers take out the enemy. Fighter jets hide from radar. With hi/lo text and powerful infographics, readers will soar along with the fastest and most powerful military aircraft in the air today.

F/A-18 Super Hornet

Megan Cooley Petersson (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680727944

Militaries around the world use aircraft to defend and attack. Huge bombers take out the enemy. Fighter jets hide from radar. With hi/lo text and powerful infographics, readers will soar along with the fastest and most powerful military aircraft in the air today.

MH-53E Sea Dragon

Megan Cooley Petersson (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680727951

Militaries around the world use aircraft to defend and attack. Huge bombers take out the enemy. Fighter jets hide from radar. With hi/lo text and powerful infographics, readers will soar along with the fastest and most powerful military aircraft in the air today.

Fighter Pilot

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916297

A sleek jet shoots through the sky, looking for enemy planes. The pilot in the cockpit has been through countless flight hours and training to reach this point. This high-interest title examines a career as a fighter pilot, from education and training to required gear and skills. A career path sidebar charts a pilot’s journey, while a daily checklist moves the reader through a typical day. Young readers can find out if they have what it takes to soar in this exciting read.

Haunted Battlefields

Janice Dyer (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120526

This high-interest title explores the history and lore behind battlefields around the world that are reported to be haunted. Readers will evaluate the eyewitness accounts and historical records of ghostly soldiers and other figures that haunt the sites of war and destruction. A narrative style weaves the spooky stories and clear text lays out the debunked or unexplained occurrences.

The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Military Technology

Vicki C. Hayes (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356970

Takes a look at 12 of the biggest breakthroughs in military technology. From plate armor and gunpowder to aircraft carriers, night vision devices and cyber warfare, the book features historic photos, engaging sidebars, and covers the impacts of each breakthrough.

12 Immigrants Who Made the American Military Great

Paige Smith (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356949

Introduces readers to inspiring immigrants whose american military contributions made our country great. From Sweden's John Ericsson who was a naval engineer and inventor of the first armoured turret warship and screw propeller, to Russia's Igor Sikorsky who was an engineer and inventor known for crafting the first four-engine plane and the first working helicopter, each profile is presented in a clear, historical context with an emphasis on their legacies.

Bomb and Mine Disposal Officers

Antony Loveless (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778798071

What qualities does it take to walk up to an unexploded bomb or mine, and coolly and calmly examine it? To slowly and painstakingly remove the cover and attempt to defuse it? To be completely alone while everyone else has taken cover? The rise of terrorism in the 21st Century and the evolution of car bombs and other improvised explosive devices mean that bomb disposal officers are in high demand once again in places as far apart as Northern Ireland and Afghanistan. This book looks at life as a bomb or mine disposal officer, and covers what sort of person becomes a bomb disposal officer: a day in the life; training; types of devices; and the history of bomb disposal from WW1 to the present day in Iraq, Israel, and Afghanistan.

Mission Sabotage

Dee Stuart (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613849712

During World War II, William thinks he sees a German submarine off the coast and when he spots two men speaking German burying crates in the sand, he realizes they may be saboteurs. This is a fictional story based on true events that occurred during World War II.

David Takes Part in the Battle of the Alamo

Linda Sibley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613849392

David and his family travel back in time to San Antonio, Texas in 1836 and meet brave defenders of the Alamo such as Davy Crockett.

A Light in the Sky

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613849675

In 1941, when an American pilot with the British Royal Air Force parachutes into the woods near her French village, fourteen-year-old Jeanne tries to keep him safe from the Nazis.

A Trip Through Time

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622990016

Max is bored with his grandfather's tales of Norway's Resistance movement against the Nazis in World War II, until he travels back in time and finds himself participating in a raid to free captured Resistance fighters.

We're Behind You, George Washington

Diana Star Helmer (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848203

In 1778, having been traveling with George Washington's army since the British burned down their house, Rob and his mother find themselves in the middle of the fighting at the battle of Monmouth when, after Rob's father is wounded, they take charge of firing the cannon.

The Secret Soldier

Diana Star Helmer (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848036

Teenage soldiers Michael and Ralph find a woman's dress in the bushes while serving with the Continental Army and are concerned about spies, but when they and their new comrade, Hugh, face the British they have other worries.

Brothers at War

L.L. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847077

Young Kentuckian Sam Jones leaves the farm he works with the help of slaves to fight for the Confederacy, while his older brother, Ned, who helps the Underground Railroad, joins the Union Army.