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Modified pickup trucks, or monster trucks, offer drivers an adrenaline rush and audiences action-packed shows. They race around rugged tracks and crush regular cars beneath their oversize tires. Readers should prepare for a monster truck rally inside.
Delta Force is the most elite force in the United States Army. It specializes in covert operations, often undercover deep in enemy territory. Only the best in the Army can serve in Delta Force. Readers will learn about the weapons, equipment, and training used to succeed in some of the most dangerous missions imaginable.
The United States Marines Corps works closely with the United States Navy to carry out amphibious assaults. Marines fight on land or at sea, depending on their mission. Their intense training and advanced technology equip them to handle any situation with confidence. Young learners will find out what it takes to be a Marine, the equipment used during missions, and what vehicles help Marines complete their objectives.
The Green Berets are a Special Forces unit of the United States Army. They carry out a variety of missions, including search-and-rescue, counterterrorism, and strategic assaults on enemy positions. Intense training and proper equipment ensure that these brave soldiers complete their missions in a safe and efficient manner.
Descending from Spanish royalty, Alberto Del Rio brings attitude and style to the ring. Some would call it arrogance, but once they enter a match with the man from Mexico, they realize he has the skills to back it up. This title introduces readers to Alberto Del Rio, the man of majestic mayhem!
A special operations force of the U.S. military, the Night Stalkers are called on to complete covert missions under the cover of night. They helicopter to targets on the spot. See if you have the stealth and speed to fly with the Night Stalkers!
The Air Commandos help manage chaos for the U.S. military. They are skilled at pararescue and seizing airfields. Any time, any place, Air Commandos will be there. Follow Air Force Air Commandos as they rescue and raid.
The United States Coast Guard's motto is Semper Paratus, or "Always Ready." Protecting the coasts of the United States, the branch uses several kinds of ships and aircraft to intercept enemy ships and rescue those in need of help. This title introduces readers to the Coast Guard, highlighting the training, ships, and aircraft required to execute dangerous missions.
For over 200 years, the United States Army has been one of the most powerful armies in the world. Responsible for all land-based operations, the Army uses a variety of vehicles and troops to complete its missions. Readers will learn about the components of the Army and how soldiers must all work together to be successful.
The bones of more than 40,000 people are said to dwell in Sedlec Ossuary, also known as the Bone Chapel. Here, bones swoop from the ceiling, run down the walls, and even hang in the form a giant chandelier. Learn how these human relics came to decorate a church in this eerie title for young readers.
The sounds of prisoners clanging through the halls, sobbing in their cells, or even playing the banjo may be normal in most prisons. But when they come from walls that haven't confined inmates in decades, it can only mean one thing. Read on to meet the criminals who met their end in Alcatraz but refused to fully depart.
Huge spoilers, thick rims, and souped-up engines transform ordinary cars into road giants that are impossible to ignore. Turn the pages of this book to see mutated cars rumbling down the road. After reading, you might want to take your car to the body shop for an extreme makeover.
United States Navy SEALs are trained to fight at sea, in the air, and on land. It takes years of training to become a SEAL, and most who try to become SEALs fall short. It is this rigorous training that prepares SEALs for any situation they may find themselves in during a mission and makes them one of the deadliest Special Forces in the world.
A powerful storm has capsized several boats off the coast. Helicopters show up to rescue people who have fallen into the sea. A few Coast Guard rescue swimmers leap from the helicopters into the water. It will be up to them to save the lives of the struggling victims. Coast Guard rescue swimmers must brave storms and risk drowning to save others. This book shows readers the rigorous training they must endure to handle this dangerous job.
Edinburgh Castle's 900-year-old history is riddled with murders and executions. Today visitors from all over the world tour the fortress. It's no surprise that reports of eerie shadows, drops in temperature, and feelings of being watched are common. Learn why even skeptics can't deny the paranormal activity inside Edinburgh castle.
Recon Marines are sent on high-risk knowledge quests. They travel inside enemy territory to gather intelligence for military leaders. With the top secret information they collect, the U.S. military develops action plans. Parachute and scuba dive alongside the Marine Corps Force Recon to get your hands on the facts.
When a wildfire breaks out in a remote area of the wilderness, smoke jumpers are called to action. As their plane nears the fire, they leap out and parachute into the forest to fight the blaze. Students will learn about the multiple dangers smoke jumpers are exposed to and how they train to stay safe.
Sometimes actors don't have the skills they need for a movie scene. This is where stunt performers jump in, sometimes literally. These daredevils jump out of moving cars, off high cliffs, and even into fires. Be amazed as you watch stunt performers excel at difficult and dangerous feats.
Sunshine, solid ground, and fresh air. You don't find these things in underground coal mines. Miners must be prepared to work in pitch-black darkness and survive explosions, cave-ins, and the release of deadly gases. Go beneath the surface of one of the most dangerous jobs.
Fighter pilots are always ready for a dogfight. They know how to effectively maneuver in the air and shoot at enemy aircraft. They welcome danger because it means the chance to become a flying ace. See what combat looks like from the cockpit of a fighter plane.