Missions of the U.S. Air Force Combat Controllers

Military Special Forces in Action
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the history of the U.S Air Force, how its combat controllers train, and how their missions save lives. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introductory fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

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978-1-63407-442-1
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF025130, JUV016080
Dewey 358.4
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 650
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 179948
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Fast facts, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • About the U.S. Air Force Combat Controllers
  • The Best Operators on the Planet
  • Battle of Kham Duc
  • Rescue in Afghanistan
  • Fighting Al Qaeda
  • Rescuing Haiti
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Marcia Amidon Lusted

Marcia Amidon Lusted is the author of more than 100 books and 500 magazine articles for young readers. She is also a writing instructor and an editor. Visit her at www.adventuresinnonfiction.com.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Military Special Forces in Action from Horn Book Guide on October 1, 2016

Military Special Forces in Action series. This series briefly profiles special forces units designed to perform difficult and dangerous missions. Each volume provides a history of the unit’s origin and its mission, as well as the grueling and strenuous training involved. Brief… View →