U.S. Military Forces (Paperbacks)

Daring rescues. Big battles. Secret missions. U.S. military soliders are trained and ready for anything. In these nonfiction early chapter books, learn all about what it takes to be part of the U.S. military forces and the dangerous missions they undertake.

books in series: 6

series list price: $71.94

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U.S. Army, Children's Literature, May 2022

The illustrated "U.S. Military Forces" series is designed to introduce elementary students to the purpose and functionality of each of the major branches of the U.S. armed services. Each book concisely addresses the critical functions and missions of the featured branch. Photos of men and women in action augment the simple text and support readers' understanding. Age-appropriate vocabulary enables readers to grasp the key concepts presented. Additional resources are listed in the final section, for readers who want to learn more. This selection in the series focuses on the U.S. Army and the more than a million men and women who make up this branch of the armed services. Established in 1775, the U.S Army possesses military bases in nations around the globe. Soldiers serving in the U.S. Army undergo rigorous training to maintain a high level of performance and use some of the finest equipment in the world. U.S. soldiers take on a variety of assignments as they strive to keep the nation safe. In addition, the Army Corps of Engineers assists in the building of roads and bridges not only in the U.S. but also overseas. Army soldiers have taken part in some of the most difficult fighting in modern history and demonstrate a consistent pattern of excellence in their work. By book's end, readers who enjoy learning about the military will be motivated to check into additional resources and learn more about the most powerful of all the elements in the armed services.

U.S. Special Ops Forces, Children's Literature, May 2022

The illustrated "U.S. Military Forces" series is designed to introduce elementary students to the purpose and functionality of each of the major branches of the U.S. armed services. Each book concisely addresses the critical functions and missions of the featured branch. Photos of men and women in action augment the simple text and support readers' understanding. Age-appropriate vocabulary enables readers to grasp the key concepts presented. Additional resources are listed in the final section, for readers who want to learn more. This selection in the series focuses on the U.S. Special Operations Forces, one of the most secretive branches of the armed services. Special OPS fighters come from all branches of the military and take on some of the most challenging assignments imaginable. The U.S. Army has a variety of Special OPS units, including the Green Berets and Army Rangers. These committed soldiers carry out secret missions that require specific training, advanced equipment, and precision in all aspects of performance. Navy SEALs are among the elite Special Forces and undertake a wide variety of tasks involving assaults from the sea. DELTA Force is a unit so secretive that its existence is not officially recognized by top U.S. commanders, although it conducts top secret covert missions. These specialized units, their training, and the types of weaponry they use are all touched on in this slim volume. The end result is a very informative book that will appeal to youngsters interested in soldiers and the work they do.

U.S. Coast Guard, Children's Literature, May 2022

The illustrated "U.S. Military Forces" series is designed to introduce elementary students to the purpose and functionality of each of the major branches of the U.S. armed services. Each book concisely addresses the critical functions and missions of the featured branch. Photos of men and women in action augment the simple text and support readers' understanding. Age-appropriate vocabulary enables readers to grasp the key concepts presented. Additional resources are listed in the final section, for readers who want to learn more. This selection in the series focuses on the U.S. Coast Guard, a branch of the armed services established in 1790. Every year, Coast Guard personnel assist in search and rescue missions, interdict illegal drug trafficking carried out on the nation's waterways, assist in environmental cleanups, and provide law enforcement in coastal areas. It is estimated that Coast Guard personnel undertake nearly twenty thousand search and rescue assignments every year, save ten lives per day, and seize one thousand pounds of illegal drugs each day. The forty-one thousand members of the U.S. Coast Guard provide vital—if often overlooked—services to people and carry out their duties at a high level of proficiency. Young readers with an interest in military topics or preference for action-filled books will enjoy this publication, which does a nice job of introducing the U.S. Coast Guard and the dedicated men and women who serve within it.

U.S. Marines, Children's Literature, May 2022

The illustrated "U.S. Military Forces" series is designed to introduce elementary students to the purpose and functionality of each of the major branches of the U.S. armed services. Each book concisely addresses the critical functions and missions of the featured branch. Photos of men and women in action augment the simple text and support readers' understanding. Age-appropriate vocabulary enables readers to grasp the key concepts presented. Additional resources are listed in the final section, for readers who want to learn more. This selection in the series focuses on the U.S. Marine Corps. Actually part of the U.S. Navy, the Marine Corps was formally commissioned in the eighteenth century. Marines are highly trained fighting men and women who carry out a wide variety of assignments. On land, Marines have taken part in some of the costliest battles in U.S. military history. At sea, they assist in the protection of Navy vessels and launch amphibious assaults from them. Marines also assist in guarding the President of the United States as he travels internationally. With this slim volume, readers learn about these critical functions as well as the rigorous training U.S. Marines must complete. By book's end, readers will have a greater appreciation for the difficult jobs that U.S Marines accept as they strive to live up to their motto to be "Always Faithful."


Titles in This Series

U.S. Special Ops Forces (Paperback)
U.S. Navy (Paperback)
U.S. Marines (Paperback)
U.S. Coast Guard (Paperback)
U.S. Army (Paperback)
U.S. Air Force (Paperback)
U.S. Special Ops Forces (Paperback)
U.S. Navy (Paperback)
U.S. Marines (Paperback)
U.S. Coast Guard (Paperback)
U.S. Army (Paperback)
U.S. Air Force (Paperback)
U.S. Air Force (Paperback)U.S. Air Force (Paperback)
U.S. Army (Paperback)U.S. Army (Paperback)
U.S. Coast Guard (Paperback)U.S. Coast Guard (Paperback)
U.S. Marines (Paperback)U.S. Marines (Paperback)
U.S. Navy (Paperback)U.S. Navy (Paperback)
U.S. Special Ops Forces (Paperback)U.S. Special Ops Forces (Paperback)