A True Book: Modern Pirates
ISBN: 9780531220795Precio habitual $10.990
|Dimensiones||1 x 18 x 21 cm|
|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!