Essential Library of the US Military

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This series provides junior high and high school readers with comprehensive explorations of each branch of the US armed forces. Each book covers a branch's history, its current missions and role in the US military, its major accomplishments, the training required, its weapons, gear, and technology, and other fascinating information. Each book also offers substantial information on careers and what life is like in the branch.

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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Essential Library of the US Military (6 titles)
US Air Force
US Army
US Coast Guard
US Marine Corps
US National Guard
US Navy
  • New! Fall 2023
  • New! Spring 2023
  • New! Fall 2022
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF025130, JNF057010
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2015
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2014-08-01
ISBN 9781624034312, 9781629685311
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 355-363
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
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Essential Library of the US Military - Horn Book Guide

Each military branch’s profile begins with a description of recent successful military initiatives to illustrate the group’s mission and scope. Successive chapters effectively trace history, contemporary roles, equipment, and weapons. Career opportunities and basic training are also discussed. . . . Color photos, charts, maps, and informative sidebars enhance the texts.