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Title:
Life as a paratrooper
Author:
Kennedy, Robert C.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Explains what it takes to become a paratrooper, discusses the combat history of the 82nd Airborne Division, and describes the training necessary for these special soldiers.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
810 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.7 1.0 54057.

Reading Counts RC High School 6.7 4 Quiz: 22559 Guided reading level: NR.
ISBN:
9780516233444

9780516235448
Format :
Book

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The On Duty series celebrates the exciting and rewarding life in the armed forces. Written in easy-to-understand language, each book offers readers a panoramic view of the work, responsibilities, and opportunities to be expected by a member of the army, navy, marine, and air force branches of the military.


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Each book is clearly written using simple sentences and familiar vocabulary. Brilliant color photos, fascinating sidebars, and user-friendly fact boxes, charts, and tables highlight key information in the text.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
1 Behind the Parachutist Badgep. 6
2 Paratroopers in Battlep. 22
3 Training to Winp. 30
4 Looking into the Futurep. 38
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 44
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48
Introductionp. 4
1 Behind the Parachutist Badgep. 6
2 Paratroopers in Battlep. 22
3 Training to Winp. 30
4 Looking into the Futurep. 38
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 44
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48

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