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High Mobility Vehicles
ISBN: 9780736837781
Author: Healy, Nick
Publisher: Capstone Pr Inc
Published: January 2005
Retail: $25.32    OUR PRICE: $2.99
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Binding Type: Library Binding
Annotation: Describes the HMMWV (Humvee), including its history, equipment, weapons, tactics, and future use.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Transportation | Cars & Trucks
Library of Congress Subjects:
Hummer truck; Juvenile literature.
Military trucks; United States; Juvenile literature.
Dewey: 623.7/4722
LCCN: 2004013901
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
BISAC category: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Transportation / Cars & Trucks
Target Age Group: Age 8-9
Target Grade: Grade 3-4
Grade level: Grade 3-4
Physical Information: 0.35" H x 9.32" L x 7.20" W
Bargain Category: Upper Elementary, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction
Grade level(s): 3rd, 4th
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 84968
Reading Level: 4.7   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2005 May)
Gr 2-4-The purpose of this set is unclear. How many kids reading at this level want to know about all of the modifications made to various types of military vehicles and equipment, even older reluctant readers for whom the books are intended? The continuous string of model letters and numbers is confusing. The introductory chapters present brief scenarios in which U.S. troops are pinned down by enemy fire, and the vehicle or piece of equipment featured comes to the rescue and saves the day, very similar to the cavalry arriving just in time to save the settlers in old Western movies. Vocabulary is so limited that the content is not always clear, and information is repeated. The half- to three-quarter-page color photos are obviously posed, and the superimposed boldface captions are merely repetitions of the text. Each title contains a spread with six or seven parts of the vehicle labeled, in addition to the major specifications, such as date first deployed, length, width, height, engine, top speed, and range. Unless there is a need for reluctant reader material in your collection, and the subject matter fits, skip these formula books.-Eldon Younce, Harper Elementary School, KS Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.