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Airmen of the U.S. Air Force
Where do airmen train? Where do airmen live? How long is basic training? From recruitment to civilian life, learn all about airmen of the U.S. Air Force.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Capstone Press
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Sep 08, 2011 Hilary rated it liked it
Military life fascinates many young readers, but most books about the military focus on operations, campaigns, equipment, and action. This simple bilingual text shares details of airmen’s lives from recruitment to civilian life, accompanied by large, clear photographs. The photographs depict airmen of both sexes and several ethnic backgrounds. The cover art may appeal to older readers, or those readers fascinated with military gear and equipment. It may be off-putting to others. The pilot, wear ...more
My son picked this out at the library when we went to get my "4 hours of reading" for my ENG 235 class. We read it together and then I asked him to read it to me. He is only 4 and cannot read but really liked telling me the story he saw on the pages. I thought the book was a nice introduction to the Air Force for children. It was cool how it gave timelines and training schedules as well as more domestic information about where airmen and their families shop for groceries and sometimes live. I re ...more
Lisa M. Bolt Simons has been a teacher for more than 20 years, and she’s been a writer for as long as she can remember. She has written four Choose to Win middle grade novels, more than 25 nonfiction children’s books, and a history book, Faribault Woolen Mill: Loomed in the Land of Lakes. She is currently working on several other projects. Both her nonfiction and fiction works have been recognized ...more