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BISAC Subject JNF025130

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Military & Wars

Air Commandos: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

Parachuting from planes to rescue wounded soldiers. Providing supplies to fighters on the ground. Dropping behind enemy lines for surprise attacks. These missions are the work of the U.S. Air… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.16

Armed Services

From the Series On the Radar: Defend and Protect

From the might of the navy and skill of the air force to the bravery of the troops that fight on the ground, make sure the armed services are on your radar!Inside you'll find these features:Da Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 355.00973

Army Delta Force: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

The most secret and elite of special forces groups, U.S. Army Delta Force fights terrorism, hunts down war criminals, and performs dangerous surveillance missions. Delta Force soldiers cannot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.167

Army Rangers: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

As the first fighters into battle, U.S. Army Rangers are skilled in outdoor survival, leading raids against the enemy, and defending key territory. With extensive training, Rangers learn to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 356'.1670973

Army Special Forces: Elite Operations

From the Series Military Special Ops

Hunting down terrorists. Rescuing prisoners of war. The highly trained U.S. Army Special forces carry out these and other secret missions around the world. Skilled in fighting as well as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 356'.160973

Assassins, Traitors, and Spies

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Villains

James Bond may be one of the good guys, but the spies in this book definitely aren't—nor are the traitors and assassins! Crack open this book to uncover more secrets about history's most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 327.12092'2

A Timeline History of the Mexican-American War

From the Series Timeline Trackers: Westward Expansion

By the early and mid-nineteenth century, many US citizens were moving westward. Some of them settled in the territories of Texas and California, which belonged to Mexico at that time. In 1835… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 973.6'2

Attack on Pearl Harbor

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Early on the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese aircraft and ships attacked the US military base at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii. Following the attack, the United States would officially… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 940.54/26693

Calvin Graham's World War II Story

From the Series Narrative Nonfiction: Kids in War

In November 1942, twelve-year-old Calvin Graham found himself in the midst of an intense battle on a ship in the Pacific Ocean. An explosion damaged his ship and wounded many of his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 940.54/265933092 [B]

Codes, Ciphers, and Cartography: Math Goes to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

During WWII, Japan's navy relied on secret codes to communicate battle plans. By early 1942, US experts had cracked the code. The Japanese had planned a surprise attack on US Navy ships, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 652/.8

Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion

A visually stunning look at innovative and eye-popping measures used to protect ships during World War I. During World War I, British and American ships were painted with bold colors and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 940.4/5941

D-Day Invasion

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

On June 6, 1944, Allied bombers flew overhead as a huge naval fleet landed on the beaches of Normandy, France. Under a hail of gunfire, thousands of Allied troops fought their way onto the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 940.54/21421

Deadly Bloody Battles

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Deadly and Dangerous

Can you imagine being one of just three hundred soldiers from ancient Greece pitted against an army of thousands? Or wading through muddy, lice-infested trenches in World War I while bombs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 355.4'7

Dirty Bombs and Shell Shock: Biology Goes to War

From the Series STEM on the Battlefield

The British army swelled in size at the beginning of World War I. But many of these new recruits suffered from malnutrition and lacked the physical strength to serve on the front line… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 355.001/57

El Día de los Veteranos (Veterans Day)

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

Veteran’s Day is a day set aside to thank the men and women who risk their lives protecting America. Each year on November 11, we celebrate what they have done for our country. Learn more… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 300

Fierce Fighters

From the Series Warriors!

Great leaders commanded disciplined, fast-moving armies, but they also used stealth to gain lands and conquer peoples. Take cover and watch different leaders charging into the fray through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 355.0092/2

First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays — eBook Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

Set

These content-rich resources give readers an understanding of why and how we celebrate our national holidays. A simple timeline in the back of each book clarifies how the holiday started and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $143.96
  • Your Price: $107.97
  • 4 titles

First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

Set

These content-rich resources give readers an understanding of why and how we celebrate our national holidays. A simple timeline in the back of each book clarifies how the holiday started and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $73.05
  • Your Price: $73.05
  • 11 titles

Flash Points — Library Bound Set

From the Series Flash Points

Set

Flash Points is a high/low nonfiction series that showcases critical turning points in history, with subjects ranging from space exploration to civil rights. Each Flash Points title focuses… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2018

Heroes of Dunkirk

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

In 1940 Allied soldiers fled France as Nazi armies swept across the country. More than 300,000 soldiers escaped across the English Channel. Learn about the people and strategies behind the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 940.54/21428
Spring 2019

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ®) Audisee® eBooks with Audio Collection (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $511.80
  • Your Price: $383.85
  • 12 titles
Fall 2018

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Fall 2018

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles

Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Discover heroic, untold stories of World War II. Engaging narrative text reveals what life was like for people fighting in the war or living in its wake on the home front. STEM-focused… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $335.88
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