Armed Services

From the Series On the Radar: Defend and Protect

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

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:

Day in the Life
Read the fascinating diary of a soldier in Afghanistan.

Top That!
Get the stats on the fastest, biggest, and best combat aircraft in the world.

Feel It
Read about how it feels to head behind enemy lines!

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 7.5
BISACS JNF025130, JNF011000
Dewey 355.00973
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 960
ATOS Reading Level 6.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 148968
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Index, Primary source quotations/images, and Reviewed


Library Media Connection

“The series will be appealing to boys in particular.” —Library Media Connection

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“With a magazinelike layout, this series presents small chunks of information in eye-popping spreads that will entice reluctant readers.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Adam Sutherland

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