Pararescue jumpers
(Book)

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Published:
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Checkerboard Library, [2016].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
32 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 21 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
800L
Rating:
5.4.
Status:
Andrew Jackson Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction
358.4 SLA
Description

This title introduces readers to Pararescue Jumpers. Engaging text explores the Pararescue Jumpers's history, key missions, role in the US military, major accomplishments, required training, weapons, gear, technology, and other fascinating information. Qualifications needed to become a Pararescue Jumper, training such as the Pararescue Physical Ability and Stamina Test and the Pipeline, the life of a Pararescue Jumper, and cutting-edge technology and weapons are covered. Sidebars, infographics, action photos, maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and extreme facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781624039720 (lib. bdg.), 1624039723 (lib. bdg.)
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
800

Notes

General Note
Includes index.
Citation/References
School Library Journal,,4/2016
Description
Describes the history, training, vehicles and gear, missions, and future of pararescue jumpers. Includes color photographs, a glossary, a timeline, and further resources.
Target Audience
5.4.
Target Audience
3-6.
Target Audience
800,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS,MG,5.4,0.5,180204.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Slater, L. (2016). Pararescue jumpers. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Checkerboard Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Slater, Lee, 1969-. 2016. Pararescue Jumpers. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Checkerboard Library.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Slater, Lee, 1969-, Pararescue Jumpers. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Checkerboard Library, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Slater, Lee. Pararescue Jumpers. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Checkerboard Library, 2016. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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