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Title:
Chemical and biological weapons : anthrax and sarin
Author:
Payan, Gregory.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the components, use, and history of chemical and biological weapons, especially anthrax and sarin, and explains the effects on humans after exposure.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
820 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.7 1.0 54040.

Reading Counts RC High School 7.9 4 Quiz: 22571 Guided reading level: T.
ISBN:
9780516233376

9780516235370
Format :
Book

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Summary

A series about the most sophisticated and up-to-date military weaponry explained in vivid detail. Highlighting the profiles and uses of these weapons, reluctant teen readers will learn much about military technology.


Summary

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 Deadly Weapons Used by Killersp. 7
2 Using Chemicals to Killp. 15
3 Sarin Used in War and Peacep. 19
4 Anthrax: Bacteria that Can Killp. 27
5 Anthrax Used in War and Peacep. 37
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 44
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48
Introductionp. 4
1 Deadly Weapons Used by Killersp. 7
2 Using Chemicals to Killp. 15
3 Sarin Used in War and Peacep. 19
4 Anthrax: Bacteria that Can Killp. 27
5 Anthrax Used in War and Peacep. 37
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 44
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48

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