Destroyers: 1945 to Today
From the Series Weapons of War
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|
|Publisher||Black Rabbit Books|
|Imprint||Smart Apple Media|
|Series||Weapons of War|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Title Format||Reinforced book, Print + Ebook|
|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.