"Engaging images accompany information about the Army Night Stalkers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
"Engaging images accompany information about Edinburgh Castle. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
3) Rodeo clown
"Engaging images accompany information about rodeo clowns. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
"Engaging images accompany information about ice road truckers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
"Engaging images accompany information about Alcatraz. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
6) Tom Brady
This title introduces readers to Tom Brady, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his NFL career. The title also features informative "fast facts," a timeline, and a glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Delta Force is the most elite force in the United States Army. It specializes in covert operations, often undercover deep in enemy territory. Only the best in the Army can serve in Delta Force. Readers will learn about the weapons, equipment, and training used to succeed in some of the most dangerous missions imaginable.
The United States Marines Corps works closely with the United States Navy to carry out amphibious assaults. Marines fight on land or at sea, depending on their mission. Their intense training and advanced technology equip them to handle any situation with confidence. Young learners will find out what it takes to be a Marine, the equipment used during missions, and what vehicles help Marines complete their objectives.
The Green Berets are a Special Forces unit of the United States Army. They carry out a variety of missions, including search-and-rescue, counterterrorism, and strategic assaults on enemy positions. Intense training and proper equipment ensure that these brave soldiers complete their missions in a safe and efficient manner.
10) Alberto Del Rio
Descending from Spanish royalty, Alberto Del Rio brings attitude and style to the ring. Some would call it arrogance, but once they enter a match with the man from Mexico, they realize he has the skills to back it up. This title introduces readers to Alberto Del Rio, the man of majestic mayhem!
The Air Commandos help manage chaos for the U.S. military. They are skilled at pararescue and seizing airfields. Any time, any place, Air Commandos will be there. Follow Air Force Air Commandos as they rescue and raid.
12) U.S. Coast Guard
The United States Coast Guard's motto is Semper Paratus, or "Always Ready." Protecting the coasts of the United States, the branch uses several kinds of ships and aircraft to intercept enemy ships and rescue those in need of help. This title introduces readers to the Coast Guard, highlighting the training, ships, and aircraft required to execute dangerous missions.
13) U.S. Army
For over 200 years, the United States Army has been one of the most powerful armies in the world. Responsible for all land-based operations, the Army uses a variety of vehicles and troops to complete its missions. Readers will learn about the components of the Army and how soldiers must all work together to be successful.
14) The Bone Chapel
The bones of more than 40,000 people are said to dwell in Sedlec Ossuary, also known as the Bone Chapel. Here, bones swoop from the ceiling, run down the walls, and even hang in the form a giant chandelier. Learn how these human relics came to decorate a church in this eerie title for young readers.
15) Monster Cars
Huge spoilers, thick rims, and souped-up engines transform ordinary cars into road giants that are impossible to ignore. Turn the pages of this book to see mutated cars rumbling down the road. After reading, you might want to take your car to the body shop for an extreme makeover.
16) Navy SEALs
United States Navy SEALs are trained to fight at sea, in the air, and on land. It takes years of training to become a SEAL, and most who try to become SEALs fall short. It is this rigorous training that prepares SEALs for any situation they may find themselves in during a mission and makes them one of the deadliest Special Forces in the world.
A powerful storm has capsized several boats off the coast. Helicopters show up to rescue people who have fallen into the sea. A few Coast Guard rescue swimmers leap from the helicopters into the water. It will be up to them to save the lives of the struggling victims. Coast Guard rescue swimmers must brave storms and risk drowning to save others. This book shows readers the rigorous training they must endure to handle this dangerous job.
Recon Marines are sent on high-risk knowledge quests. They travel inside enemy territory to gather intelligence for military leaders. With the top secret information they collect, the U.S. military develops action plans. Parachute and scuba dive alongside the Marine Corps Force Recon to get your hands on the facts.
19) Smoke Jumper
When a wildfire breaks out in a remote area of the wilderness, smoke jumpers are called to action. As their plane nears the fire, they leap out and parachute into the forest to fight the blaze. Students will learn about the multiple dangers smoke jumpers are exposed to and how they train to stay safe.
20) Stunt Performer
Sometimes actors don't have the skills they need for a movie scene. This is where stunt performers jump in, sometimes literally. These daredevils jump out of moving cars, off high cliffs, and even into fires. Be amazed as you watch stunt performers excel at difficult and dangerous feats.