Essential Library of the US Military
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.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|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|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
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.