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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 Women in the Military

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820604

From General Lori Robinson, commander of NORAD and NORTHCOM, to French heroine Joan of Arc, navy officer Grace Hopper, the mother of computing, and Celtic warrior queen Boudicca, this book profiles 12 women in the military 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. An Out of the Shadows section features mini-bios of women in the military who never got the recognition they deserved.

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.

Technology During the Civil War

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023682

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during the Civil War. Engaging text introduces readers to edged weapons, rifle-barreled guns, Minié balls, repeating carbines, cannons, howitzers, mortars, ironclad ships, the Gatling gun, the telegraph machine, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology During World War I

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023729

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during World War I. Engaging text introduces readers to trench engineering, rifles, machine guns, cannons, howitzers, mortars, mustard and chlorine gas, gas masks, tanks, U-boats, the machine gun/airplane propeller synchronization system, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology During the Vietnam War

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023712

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during the Vietnam War. Engaging text introduces readers to armored personnel carriers, assault rifles, phosphorus smoke grenades, landmines, punji sticks, agent orange, napalm, flamethrowers, Huey helicopters, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology During the Revolutionary War

Lauren Kukla (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023705

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during Revolutionary War. Engaging text introduces readers to flintlock and smoothbore muskets, rifles, cannons, mortars, howitzers, frigates, brigs, sloops, schooners, invisible ink, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology During the Korean War

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023699

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during the Korean War. Engaging text introduces readers to the M46 Patton tank, automatic and semiautomatic rifles, rocket launchers, cold weather uniforms, MiG-15 and F-86 Sabre aircraft, helicopters, MASH units, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

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.

Research Professionals

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643889

Gathering information is a very important part of having a working military. There are many careers in the United States military that require expert knowledge and planning. In Careers in the US Military: Research Professionals, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

Medical Workers

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643858

What is life like for medical professionals in the military? There are many careers in the United States military that keep others healthy and well. In Careers in the US Military: Medical Workers, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

Tradespeople

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643841

Trades such as transportation and construction take on a whole new importance in the military. There are many careers in the United States military that require these important skills. In Careers in the US Military: Tradespeople, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves!

Service Providers

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643896

Did you know that the United States military has its own chefs, gyms, and even sports teams? People in military service provider careers help keep spirits high. They work night and day to make life better for other people in their unit. Do you have what it takes to be a Service Provider? In Careers in the US Military: Service Providers, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

Combat Experts

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643872

Combat is a big part of the military, but it’s more than just fighting on the front lines. There are many careers in the United States military that put experts at the heart of battles. In Careers in the US Military: Combat Experts, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

Technical Professionals

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643865

Having special sets of skills is a huge part of having a working military. Many jobs require years of education on top of military training. In Careers in the US Military: Technical Professionals, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

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.

Bioweapons

Leslie Buteyn (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783662

Bioweapons have been used throughout history. They are made from things in nature and are used to kill. Find out about several common germs and how they have been used as bioweapons.

The War of 1812: By the Dawn's Early Light

Heather Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757592

With The War of 1812: By the Dawn's Early Light e-Book, students will explore the war that inspired our national anthem. This fascinating nonfiction reader will examine the events that led up to the war and what happened afterwards, including Francis Scott Key penning the iconic "The Star-Spangled Banner." Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues of what America was like during the 1800s. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other primary sources offer an intimate glimpse of life during this turbulent time in America's history. Students will build content knowledge across geography, history, and other social studies strands, with content that can be leveled for different types of learners. This reader contains text features, including captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase comprehension and academic vocabulary. A "Your Turn!" activity continues to challenge students as they extend their learning. Aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework, and other state standards, this e-Book readies students for college and career readiness.

The Tuskegee Airmen

Sarah E. De Capua (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854109

In a time when the U.S. military was segregated, the Tuskegee Airmen proved that blacks could fight as well and with as much courage as anyone. Learn about this group of exceptional pilots, whose outstanding flying and performances paved the way for the integration of the military. Additional features include detailed captions and sidebars, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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.