Missions of the U.S. Air Force Combat Controllers
From the Set Military Special Forces in Action
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.
- 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
- To Learn More
- Selected Bibliography
- About the Author
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.7|
|Guided Reading Level||V|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||24, 24|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9|
A Review of "Military Special Forces in Action" in Horn Book Guide
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 vignettes relate successful reconnaissance and rescue operations. Military buffs will appreciate the glimpse inside these elite forces. Action photos will draw readers in to the choppy texts. Reading list. Bib., glos, ind.
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.