US Marine Corps Equipment and Vehicles
The US Marine Corps has the important job of defending the United States by land and sea. From drones to Amphibious Assault Vehicles, US Marine Corps Equipment and Vehicles explores the gear that the Marine Corps uses to complete this mission. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Kids Core is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Subject||Science & Technology, Transportation|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8.25 x 10.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Core Library Connection
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U.S. Military Equipment and Vehicles – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Young military enthusiasts will delight in these volumes that examine the equipment and vehicles employed by the various branches of the United States military. Readers will learn about the Air Force’s F-22 fighter Raptor and its stealth capabilities, the Army’s M1 Abrams tank with its long cannon, and the Navy’s 11 aircraft carriers. Overviews of equipment such as the panoramic night-vision goggles that the Delta Force uses and the drones that assist the Marine Corps are also included. Pictures showing service members working with their tools not only complement the text but serve to illustrate the diversity of the modern American military. The text is not overly exciting, but it does provide interesting information that will captivate the young student. VERDICT These informative titles will be appreciated by those fascinated by the military and should be considered for purchase where there is demand.