The Global Face of Terrorism

  • Interest Level: Grade 8 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 8

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, emerged in the Middle East during the first decade of the 2000s. The group vows to wage violent jihad, or holy war, on those who do not adhere to its extremist interpretation of Islamic law. ISIS conquers territory and rules savagely. ISIS terrorists manipulate social media brilliantly, shocking viewers around the globe with brutal video footage. Government leaders and agencies all over the world are working to prevent the next ISIS attack. How can nations combat ISIS? Can it be defeated with military force? This in-depth investigation tackles these and other thorny issues related to the twenty-first-century face of global terrorism.

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Interest Level Grade 8 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Genre Social Studies, Young Adult
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Number of Pages 104
Publication Date 2017-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 9.6
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS YAN025120, YAN031000
Dewey 363.325
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 1070
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Reviewed, Source notes, and Timeline

Author: Brendan January

Brendan January is an award-winning author of more than twenty nonfiction books for YA readers. He lives with his wife and two children in Maplewood, New Jersey.


School Library Journal

“A concise work for students tasked with a report or who are interested in global politics.—School Library Journal


“This selection provides background information and a foundation for approaching this emotional and multilayered subject.”—Booklist