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Written by Nel Yomtov


ISBN: 978-0-531-21466-4

List Price: $31.00

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For thousands of years, criminals called pirates have taken to the sea to hijack boats, steal valuable goods, and take hostages. Today’s pirates are more advanced than ever before, able to quickly overtake huge ships using powerful weapons and high-tech communication devices. Readers will find out what effect piracy has on the world today and what government and law enforcement agencies around the world are doing to stop it.
This title will ship February 2016
Item #: 647142
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8.375" x 7.25"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 364.16'4
  • Engaging sidebars highlight important people, places, and events
  • Timelines outline major events in the history of these crimes
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at criminals in action
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com