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World War II Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847316

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how World War II spies gathered information for the Allied and Axis powers. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Josephine Baker and Juan Pujol risked their lives to defeat Nazi Germany. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

World War I Spy Stories

Martha London (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847309

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how World War I spies gathered information for the Allied and Central powers. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Louise de Bettignies and Edith Cavell worked in secret to help their side win the war. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Amazing Americans: Paul Revere

Jennifer Overend Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433388736

Readers will learn about Paul Revere in this interesting biographical book. The vivid images and supportive text work in conjunction with the helpful glossary, table of contents, and index to give readers tools they need to learn all they can about this amazing American. Readers will be encouraged to learn about a person they think is amazing.

Leaders in the Texas Revolution: United for a Cause

Kelly Rodgers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383915

In the middle of the 1830s, Texans fought against the Mexican government for its independence. During the Texas Revolution, many leaders emerged, such as Sam Houston, Lorenzo de Zavala, William Travis, Francita Alavez, Sidney Sherman, Susanna Dickinson, James Bowie, and Juan Seguin. This captivating biography allows readers to learn about the incredible accomplishments of these people and what they did to make an impact on the Texas Revolution.

La revolución de Texas

Kelly Rodgers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433384820

In 1833, American and Tejano colonists wanted independence from the Mexican government. Through a bloody Texas Revolution, the independent Republic of Texas was born! Readers will be enthralled as they make their way through this exciting and compelling book that uses vivid images, intriguing facts and sidebars in conjunction with easy-to-read text and an accessible glossary and index to enlighten readers about such things as the Law of April 6, 1830, the Battle of Gonzalez, Siege of Bexar, "The Consultation", and The Alamo. Along with these highlights of the Texas Revolution, this book also includes features on Santa Anna, Stephen Austin, and Sam Houston to give children a well-rounded introduction to Texas history.

Líderes de la revolución de Texas

Kelly Rodgers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433384837

In the middle of the 1830s, Texans fought against the Mexican government for its independence. During the Texas Revolution, many leaders emerged, such as Sam Houston, Lorenzo de Zavala, William Travis, Francita Alavez, Sidney Sherman, Susanna Dickinson, James Bowie, and Juan Seguin. This captivating biography allows readers to learn about the incredible accomplishments of these people and what they did to make an impact on the Texas Revolution.

Aircraft Carriers: Runways at Sea

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199300

An aircraft carrier is an enormous ship that acts as a runway on the water for jet aircraft to take off and land. Children will be amazed by the different kinds of ships designed to carry different kinds of aircraft, the different ways in which aircraft take off and land on carriers, and the carrier's role as a base on the water for aircraft.

Deep-Diving Submarines

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196972

Young readers will dive right into this exciting new title! Deep-diving Submarines introduces readers to the different parts of a submarine and explains how these vehicles move through the water.

War Correspondents

Sabrina Crewe (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180742

In the age of 24-hour news television, some war correspondents have become media stars by "embedding" or attaching themselves to a particular military unit in order to follow and report on their activities. Journalists who report on conflicts keep the world's citizens up to date by showing the reality of war. In the last century, the safety of war correspondents was usually respected by both sides involved in a conflict. Not so in modern warfare. War correspondents not only have to fear being killed or wounded in an attack they are reporting on, they have increasingly become the direct targets of violence and kidnapping themselves. This book describes the dangerous process of reporting on war and steps correspondents take to ensure their safety.

Fighter Pilots

Antony Loveless (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778798088

There are no second places in aerial combat. Fighter pilots have perhaps the most dangerous job of all pilots - engaging other aircraft in order to shoot them down, or flying over enemy territory to drop bombs. Learning to master flying such a complex jet is only part of the job. Ultimately, a fighter jet is no more than a weapons platform, and the pilot must be better than his or her rivals in using the jet's weapons. This book will examine what it takes to become a fighter pilot; what the job is like; the jets and equipment required; and what its like to fly at twice the speed of sound in pursuit of an enemy.

Comanche Warriors

David Schach (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115184

Comanche warriors were skilled horsemen who used speed and skill to execute raids in the 18th and 19th centuries. Pioneers feared them, and the United States Army did not want to fight them. Students will read about the history of these Native American warriors, the reasons they fought, and what led to their decline.

Army Green Berets

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110967

The Green Berets are one of the better-known special forces. Readers will learn the history of this elite force and the training and tools required to perform their dangerous missions.

12 Military Leaders Who Changed the World

Matthew McCabe (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820055

From Julius Caesar to the fierce Celtic Queen Boudica, British admiral Horatio Nelson, and Michelle Howard, the first female admiral in the US Navy, this book profiles 12 powerful military leaders from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

Pararescue Jumpers

Sarah Eason (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476571

Hurricane Katrina put the city of New Orleans underwater and threatened countless lives. But how do you reach those desperate to escape when water surrounds the city? From the sky! Follow U.S. Air Force pararescue jumper Keith Berry and his team as they fly into the flooded city and save those trapped by the hurricane in this graphic adventure. Then, learn more about pararescue jumpers and their gear.

Green Berets

Sarah Eason (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476557

It takes a brave soldier to run straight into enemy fire. But that's just what Green Beret Sergeant Bernard Good did when his team was in trouble during the Iraq War. Follow along on this graphic adventure as Sergeant Good and beret Don Hogan help a fellow injured soldier to safety after their reconnaissance mission turned dangerous. Then, learn more about green berets and their gear.

Navy SEALs

Sarah Eason (author) Diego Vaisberg, Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476564

The devastating terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 sent the United States reeling and sparked a nearly decade-long hunt for the man behind the attacks. Follow U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six as on their dangerous mission to capture Osama bin Laden in this graphic depiction. Then, learn more about the SEALs and their gear.

Delta Force

Sarah Eason (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476540

Kurt Muse spoke out--and was taken in. Who did the U.S. send to rescue the American citizen locked in a Panama jail? The elite members of the Delta Force. The special ops team trained for the dangerous mission then set out on the harrowing journey to save Kurt from behind enemy lines. Follow along on this graphic rescue mission. Then, learn more about the Delta Force and the soldiers' gear.

Army Rangers

Sarah Eason (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476533

In the hard-fought battles of war, a special group of soldiers handles some of the toughest missions. These elite U.S. Army Rangers played a pivotal role in Normandy, France, during the allied invasion on D-Day. Follow rangers Jack Kuhn and Leonard Lomell in this graphic adventure as these two men joined the fight to stop German troops during a victory that would become the turning point of World War II. Then, learn more about army rangers and their gear.

Rags: Hero Dog of WWI A True Story

Margot Theis Raven (author), Petra Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537711

During World War I, while stationed overseas in France with the United States Army, Private James Donovan literally stumbles upon a small dog cowering on the streets of Paris. Named Rags for his disheveled appearance, the little stray quickly finds a home with Donovan and a place in his heart. Although the Army did not have an official canine division, Rags accompanies Donovan to the battlefield, making himself a useful companion delivering messages and providing a much-appreciated morale boost to the soldiers. News about Rags spreads and soon the little dog's battlefield exploits become the stuff of legend. But during a fierce battle near the end of the war, both Rags and Donovan are wounded. Severely injured, Donovan is sent back to the United States. And the little dog with the big heart refuses to leave his best friend's side.

Combat

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174337

Soldiers on combat missions are courageous, intelligent, and tough. They work to free the oppressed, which oftentimes involves battle. Complex weapons and specialized tools are paramount to completing missions successfully. In this exciting, low-level title, students will learn more about how danger meets bravery in military combat missions.

U.S. Navy

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274308

In this book, readers will learn about the U.S. Navy, its history and importance, duties and special missions, and how it relates to and works with other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the U.S. Navy's duties, training, positions, special missions, and more. Infographics aid understanding, Quick Facts in each title presents a timeline and statistics on the specific branch, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to take action and explore their civic duty. Children can learn more about the U.S. Navy using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. U.S. Navy also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

U.S. Coast Guard

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274247

In this book, readers will learn about the U.S. Coast Guard, its history and importance, duties and special missions, and how it relates to and works with other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the U.S. Coast Guard's duties, training, positions, special missions, and more. Infographics aid understanding, Quick Facts in each title presents a timeline and statistics on the specific branch, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to take action and explore their civic duty. Children can learn more about the U.S. Coast Guard using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. U.S. Coast Guard also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

U.S. National Guard

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274285

In this book, readers will learn about the U.S. National Guard, its history and importance, duties and special missions, and how it relates to and works with other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the U.S. National Guard's duties, training, positions, special missions, and more. Infographics aid understanding, Quick Facts in each title presents a timeline and statistics on the specific branch, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to take action and explore their civic duty. Children can learn more about the U.S. National Guard using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. U.S. National Guard also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

U.S. Marine Corps

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274261

In this book, readers will learn about the U.S. Marine Corps, its history and importance, duties and special missions, and how it relates to and works with other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the U.S. Marine Corps' duties, training, positions, special missions, and more. Infographics aid understanding, Quick Facts in each title presents a timeline and statistics on the specific branch, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to take action and explore their civic duty. Children can learn more about the U.S. Marine Corps using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. U.S. Marine Corps also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

U.S. Army

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274223

In this book, readers will learn about the U.S. Army, its history and importance, duties and special missions, and how it relates to and works with other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the U.S. Army's duties, training, positions, special missions, and more. Infographics aid understanding, Quick Facts in each title presents a timeline and statistics on the specific branch, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to take action and explore their civic duty. Children can learn more about the U.S. Army using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. U.S. Army also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.