US National Guard

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Each branch of the US armed forces has a unique job to do and important contributions to make. This title highlights the history and achievements of the US National Guard. Easy-to-read, engaging text explores the military branch's key missions and important roles in protecting the United States. Learn about cutting-edge technology and weapons, and discover what it is like to join the US National Guard and have a career as a soldier. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, abundant charts, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts.

Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF025130, JNF038100
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2015
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Season 2014-08-01
ISBN 9781624034367, 9781629685366
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Lexile 1140
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
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.