US Military Careers
This series gives a wide-ranging look at military careers. Following an overview of each military branch's history and organization, the books detail careers in that branch. The featured jobs include pilots, combat soldiers, nurses, rescue divers, and more. The series explains what education and training is needed for these careers and what daily life is like in each career. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
US Military Careers – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Recommended for larger middle school collections; high schools may also want to consider.
US Army (US Military Careers) – Booklist
Well-organized text provides detail without being overwhelming or dull, and large, color photographs give a close-up view of the military in action.