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This high-interest series tells inspirational stories of heroism and courage under fire, from conflicts throughout history, up to the current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. As well as relating the stories, historical context and explanations will be given. In clear, accessible text, the series offers biographies, case studies, and statistics. Helpful organizations and contacts are recommended.
Animals Heroes looks at those animals that have fought bravely alongside armies.
Courageous Children looks at brave and daring acts by children caught up in war.
Great Escapes looks at thrilling escapes from captivity.
Pilots in Peril looks at pilots under fire.
Sailors Under Fire looks at sailors in danger.
Sneaky Spies looks at daring missions across enemy lines.
"This series reviews events from various wars, ancient through modern times. Illustrated with intriguing photographs and drawings, the stories describe the heroism and courage of soldiers, civilians, children, and animals. Providing additional insight are boxes interspersed throughout the books exploring one of four questions. Efforts were made to include stories from around the world, and maps highlight the location of the events. This is a good addition to a library’s collection of military and war books. Bibliography. Glossary. Websites. Index. Jolene C. DeFranco, Educational Reviewer, Missouri City, Texas Library Media Connection March/April 2012
Recommended" - Library Media Connection
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