United States Air Force
This title examines the US Air Force and its powerful fleet of aircraft. Readers will learn about the history of air combat, from World War I to the war in Iraq. Other topics include pilot training and the US Air Force Academy. Readers will also examine aircraft such as the F-35 Lightning II fighter, the B-2 Spirit bomber, and Predator drones. 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, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
United States Air Force, Arlington Independent School District
Recommendation: Recommended. This book explains the most modern air force in the world, the US Air Force. Readers will learn about various aircraft, such as the F-16 fighting falcon, the F-22 raptor, the B-52 bomber, and predator drones.
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.