This title examines the US Army Special Forces, also known as the Green Berets. Readers will learn about the role of commandoes in modern warfare. Topics include the history of the Green Berets, survival skills training and organization of team members, plus special equipment such as high-altitude low-opening (HALO) helmets, night vision goggles, assault rifles, and scuba gear. A Table of Contents, Glossary, Index, and full-color photos are also included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Xtreme Armed Forces – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
The strength of this series is that the information is clearly organized and presented, which will benefit readers who are interested in military careers but who might be reluctant readers.