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Defending the Nation: Checkerboard Social Studies Library

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How do people become special agents or marines? What weapons and vehicles do they use? Who are the important individuals throughout history who have shaped the organizations charged with protecting the United States? The Defending the Nation series highlights these and other important questions and includes both historical and up-to-date information about each topic. These ...more
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Published January 1st 2007 by Checkerboard Books
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Amanda Wells
Mar 28, 2017 rated it liked it
Defending the Nation is a series of informational texts for children that teach them about the various facets of America's federal organizations. I read the book on the FBI.
Hamilton does a wonderful job creating timelines and commentary that provide the reader with facts and background information. The book is crafted in a way that it allows the reader to understand the new information by connecting it to the reader's previous knowledge.
Hamilton lists his resources at the end of every book in
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John Hamilton is a best-selling novelist and author of more than 275 nonfiction books for young adults. An Active Member of the Western Writers of America and the Wild West History Association, his work has received critical acclaim from School Library Journal, Children's Literature, The Sioux City Journal, We Proceeded On (the official journal of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation), an ...more