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BISAC Subject YAN025130

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / History / Military & Wars

Animals Go to War: From Dogs to Dolphins

In the twenty-first century, military marine mammals detect lost equipment and underwater mines. Large rats are trained to find land mines in more than 80 countries. Military working dogs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 355.4/24

Bombs over Bikini: The World’s First Nuclear Disaster

In 1946, as part of the Cold War arms race, the US military launched a program to test nuclear bombs in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific Ocean. From 1946 until 1958, the military detonated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 623.4'5119

Dogs at War: Military Canine Heroes

While in a war zone, a military working dog (MWD) and its handler live together, eat together, play together, sleep together, and risk their lives for each other every day. The dogs work with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 355.4/24

The Arab Conquests of the Middle East, 2nd Edition

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

Can one man’s religious experience change the whole world? In the A.D. 600s, in the Arabian city of Mecca, a merchant named Muhammad began to receive and share messages from God. Muhammad… Read More →

  • Dewey: 956'.013

The Red Baron: The Graphic History of Richthofen's Flying Circus and the Air War in WWI

From the Series Graphic Histories

In The Red Baron, graphic artist and author Wayne Vansant illustrates the incredible story of Manfred von Richthofen, whose unparalleled piloting prowess as a member of the Imperial German… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 940.4
Spring 2019

Women in the Military: From Drill Sergeants to Fighter Pilots

In December 2015, the Pentagon changed a rule to allow American women to serve for the first time ever in front-line ground combat troops. Women have fulfilled many military roles throughout… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 355.0092/520973