Special Forces

From the Series On the Radar: Defend and Protect

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

The world’s most dangerous missons are carried out by elite fighting crews—the special forces. Make sure they are on your radar!

Inside you’ll find these features:

Read All about It
Discover the dramatic story behind the Osama bin Laden mission.

Top Five
Read about the world’s top-level fighting forces.

Five-Minte Interview
Meet an ex-SAS officer who lifts the lid on this secret organization!

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2012-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 9.2
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF025130, JNF011000
Dewey 356'.609731
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.625
Lexile 1030
ATOS Reading Level 7.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 148974
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Index, Primary source quotations/images, and Reviewed

Author: Adam Sutherland

Adam Sutherland is an experienced writer of nonfiction, specializing in popular culture, current affairs, and new technology.


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