Fighter Pilots in Action

Give readers an inside look at the dangerous job of fighter pilots. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

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  • Fast Facts
  • Shot Down
  • Cover Flight
  • Drawing Fire
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey 358.4
Lexile 700
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Guided Reading Level U
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781503816299, 9781503818286
Copyright 2017, 2017
Number of Pages 32, 32
Dimensions 6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs

A Review of "Dangerous Jobs in Action" in School Library Journal

What better way to communicate the dangers inherent in a risky occupation than by sharing the stories of real men and women at work? Job details (conditions, equipment, safety concerns, etc.) are integrated into the narrative. Deep-Sea Fishermen, Smoke Jumpers, and Oil Rig Workers also stress the importance of learning about nature and unpredictable weather systems. Captioned photos on every page show the working environs, tools, and men and women in typical work-related clothing. ‘Think About It’ sections pose open-ended questions for students to consider. VERDICT This series on high-interest jobs is notable for its emphasis on safety, teamwork, and problem-solving. A solid addition sure to entice browsers.

Author: Tyler Omoth

Tyler Omoth has written more than 30 books for kids, covering a wide variety of topics. He has also published poetry and award-winning short stories. He loves sports and new adventures. Tyler currently lives in sunny Brandon, Florida, with his wife, Mary.