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Pararescue Jumpers

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Hurricane Katrina put the city of New Orleans underwater and threatened countless lives. But how do you reach those desperate to escape when water surrounds the city? From the sky! Follow U.S. Air Force pararescue jumper Keith Berry and his team as they fly into the flooded city and save those trapped by the hurricane in this graphic adventure. Then, learn more about pararescue jumpers and their gear.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF062000, JNF025130
Genre Graphic Novel
Copyright 2021
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series Mission: Special Ops
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
ISBN 9781647476434, 9781647476571, 9781647478094
Title Format Reinforced book, Unlimited Access eBook, Savings Bundle
Dewey 741.5'973
Lexile Reading Level 510
Author Sarah Eason
Illustrator Diego Vaisberg

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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