In the hard-fought battles of war, a special group of soldiers handles some of the toughest missions. These elite U.S. Army Rangers played a pivotal role in Normandy, France, during the allied invasion on D-Day. Follow rangers Jack Kuhn and Leonard Lomell in this graphic adventure as these two men joined the fight to stop German troops during a victory that would become the turning point of World War II. Then, learn more about army rangers and their gear.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Series||Mission: Special Ops|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9|
|ISBN||9781647476397, 9781647476533, 9781647478056|
|Title Format||Reinforced book, Unlimited Access eBook, Savings Bundle|
|Lexile Reading Level||610|
SLJ Review of Mission: Special Ops
This series features graphic fiction/nonfiction hybrids. Fictionalized dialogue bubbles mix with fact boxes to give an action-packed feel. Green Berets take on a rescue mission during the Iraq War, while pararescue jumpers work around the clock to save Hurricane Katrina victims. Army rangers fight off the Germans during D-Day. The writing is reader friendly, with harder words bolded and explained in the glossary. The artwork is expertly executed, ready to draw the audience in. These stories of true heroes end with photos showing the special ops in action, and what gear they use. A glossary, index, and link to find online sources are appended in each title. VERDICT Perfect for fans of graphic fiction and nonfiction, and budding military aficionados.
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