A True Book: Modern Pirates

A True Book: Modern Pirates

ISBN: 9780531220795

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Autor Nel Yomtov
Empaste  Tapa Blanda
Dimensiones  1 x 18 x 21 cm
Páginas 48
Edad 8 a 14 años
Nivel de Lectura  Lexile 990

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.

Why are pirates such a big problem today?

The World Bank estimates piracy costs the world economy about $18 billion a year.

Inside you’ll find:

* How today’s pirates make use of modern technology;

* A timeline, photos - and how pirates have changed their methods over time;

* Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!