By Kent Publishing
This new sequence of nonfiction readers will seize a student's curiosity from the first actual web page! Designed with reluctant readers in brain, those riveting 64-page softcover books supply brief chapters on high-interest headlines. each one bankruptcy is its personal mini-book, which incorporates a timeline, key words, and fascinating proof. attention-grabbing black and white photos preserve the pages turning. A bibliography encourages additional topical reading.\n\nRead approximately a few of history's most enjoyable captures! Tragedy or triumph? all of it is dependent upon who-or what-is captured. The captive could be a runaway slave throughout the Civil struggle, or a struggle legal stuck lengthy after international conflict II. or even the captive is a unprecedented large squid from the ocean's depths.
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C. area could relax at last. Parents let their children play outside again. Gas station 48 customers stopped looking over their shoulders. Business picked up at stores. The community—and the nation— stopped holding its breath. C. sniper shootings 49 CHAPTER 5 Saddam Hussein Captured! D ATA F I L E T I M E L I N E July 1979 Saddam Hussein becomes Iraqi dictator. August 1990 Saddam invades Kuwait. March 2003 Saddam’s regime toppled. S. forces. Where is Iraq? 50 K E Y T E R M S regime - a government peasant - a poor farmer or worker Baath - a political party in Iraq coup - a sudden attack to take over a government Kurds - an ethnic group living in northern Iraq Shiites - a religious group in Iraq; a member of a branch of Islam D I D Y O U K N O W ?
45 The next day, members of the task force flew to Alabama. They were given a fingerprint. Soon they had a name: Lee Boyd Malvo. He was wanted by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). His INS file mentioned a friend named John Muhammad. The same day, a man called the Virginia police, claiming to be the sniper. The police traced the call to a gas station. There, officers found a white minivan. They quickly arrested the two men inside. They were illegal immigrants, but not the snipers.
51 Chapter Five: Saddam Hussein Captured! S. troops searched the farm by moonlight. They were outside Tikrit, north of Baghdad. They had already spent months trying to find Saddam Hussein. The ex-dictator of Iraq was well hidden. The soldiers poked through a dirty two-room hut. One room had two beds, some books, and clothes. The other room was a messy kitchen. It was stacked with boxes of rotting oranges. Outside the hut, someone noticed a rug on the ground and pulled it back. Underneath, a thick piece of Styrofoam covered a deep, narrow hole.
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