Destroyers: 1945 to Today

From the Series Weapons of War
Format Price Qty

This engaging title provides readers with a comprehensive overview of how destroyers have been used in military combat around the world. The title begins with a discussion of destroyers, their importance and use in battles, and how this has changed over time. This section is followed by almanac-style entries that highlight featured destroyer models throughout history, including specifications and performance statistics, and contributions in battle.

Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Copyright 2015
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Black Rabbit Books
Imprint Smart Apple Media
Series Weapons of War
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Lexile 1190
ISBN 9781625880437, 9781625886743B
Title Format Reinforced book, Print + Ebook
Release Date 2014-08-01
Author Robert Jackson
Dewey 623.825/4
Guided Reading Level Y

Library Media Connection

Each weapon featured in this series is illustrated with color or b&w photographs and each weapon has a sidebar of specifications of the weapons. A wealth of information is covered in these slim volumes. Each volume begins with an introduction about the featured weapons and places it in historical context. Numerous examples are shown with their countries of origin. This series would be a welcome addition to middle school and high school libraries wanting to enhance their collection of contemporary history. Also, it would appeal to the middle and high school reader. Recommended.

Author: Robert Jackson

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