Guns & Ammunition

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This title explores different types of guns--such as long guns and handguns--their components, and how they operate including different types actions such as pump, bolt, lever, automatic and break, and revolver. Ammunition such as bullets, shells, and cartridges are examined, broken down into their components, and how they each work is discussed. Special ammunition such as slugs and shot, dummies, and hollow points are introduced, as are important concepts such as caliber and bore. How to load ammunition into long guns and handguns including barrel, magazine, and self-load processes such as automatic and semi automatic is covered. How guns fire ammunition via various firing mechanisms is explained. Air guns, how they operate, and ammunition such as pellets and BBs are also examined. Automatic and assault guns and their regulation are also covered. The Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF051130, JNF054030
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2012-01-01
Item No 2318-2
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 355.8
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 150197
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Brian Kevin