United States Marine Corps
This title examines the US Marine Corps, America's all-purpose military force. Readers will learn about the Corps' history, including its creation during the Revolutionary War. Other topics include Marine training, weapons, and equipment. These include M27 Infantry Automatic Rifles, field artillery, amphibious assault vehicles, M1A1 Abrams tanks, AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, and F-35 Lightning II jets. 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.