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Title:
The Tomahawk cruise missile
Author:
Pitt, Matthew.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Describes the special features of the Tomahawk missile and how this weapon works and provides historical information as well as plans for future improvements of the Tomahawk.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
680 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.5 1.0 54076.

Reading Counts RC High School 6.5 4 Quiz: 22589 Guided reading level: T.
ISBN:
9780516233437

9780516235431
Format :
Book

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Summary

Many reluctant teen readers are into military technology and, in this series, the most sophisticated and up-to-date weaponry is explained in vivid detail. These books highlight the profiles and uses of these weapons, but do not glorify their destructive capabilities. Each book features a labeled diagram of the weapon.


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 What a Tomahawk Missile Doesp. 7
2 How the Tomahawk Worksp. 13
3 The History of the Cruise Missilep. 19
4 The Tomahawk's First Testp. 23
5 Is the Tomahawk That Good?p. 31
6 The Need for a Smarter Tomahawkp. 37
New Wordsp. 44
For Further Readingp. 45
Resourcesp. 46
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48
Introductionp. 4
1 What a Tomahawk Missile Doesp. 7
2 How the Tomahawk Worksp. 13
3 The History of the Cruise Missilep. 19
4 The Tomahawk's First Testp. 23
5 Is the Tomahawk That Good?p. 31
6 The Need for a Smarter Tomahawkp. 37
New Wordsp. 44
For Further Readingp. 45
Resourcesp. 46
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48

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