The CIA: The Missions

The CIA: The Missions

by Sean McCollum

Hardcover(Library Binding - Large Print)

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U.S. leaders need accurate information to make important decisions. They turn to the CIA to get it. Around the clock, members of the CIA are hard at work. As covert officers secretly gather intelligence, analysts are busy studying it. CIA scientists develop high tech spy gear. But no matter their job, CIA members share a common goal of keeping the country safe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429686600
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Series: American Special Ops Series
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 890L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Award-winning author Sean McCollum has written more than 30 nonfiction books and hundreds of articles for children and teens. Currently living in the United States Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea, he has sailed on ships big and small, and always checks where the lifeboats are stowed.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Mission Accomplished 4

Chapter 1 What Does the CIA Do? 6

Chapter 2 CIA Jobs: Training and Duties 16

Chapter 3 The Special Activities Division 24

Chapter 4 Tools and Tactics of CIA Spies 28

Chapter 5 Triumphs and Challenges 40

Glossary 46


Internet Sites 47

Index 48

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