Hunting down terrorists. Rescuing prisoners of war. The highly trained U.S. Army Special forces carry out these and other secret missions around the world. Skilled in fighting as well as diplomacy and foreign languages, they are ready to go undercover into dangerous territory at a moment's notice. Discover the exciting history of how Army Special Forces came to be, and learn more about how these elite forces fight for our freedom every day.
About the Author
Patricia Newman has a passion for uncovering fascinating aspects about our world and crafting books that lead children on an adventure of discovery. She gravitates toward stories about animals and conservation science and enjoys sharing her excitement with readers. Books include Sibert Honor title Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem; Junior Library Guild Selection Eavesdropping on Elephants; Bank Street College Best Book Zoo Scientists to the Rescue; Booklist Editor's Choice Ebola: Fears and Facts; and Green Earth Book Award winner Plastic, Ahoy! Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. She frequently speaks at schools, libraries, and conferences about writing and conservation. Visit her at www.patriciamnewman.com.