The Crimes of ISIS

Age Level: 12–17  Grade Level: 7–12

As terror attacks dominate our nightly news stories, it’s important for young adults to learn how to decipher the headlines and get to the heart of the story. To do that, they need to know how and why the Islamic State (ISIS) exists, and what incites its members to produce a unique brand of widespread, horrific violence. Your readers will be taken through the rapid rise of the terror group, learn how they recruit people, including children, worldwide, and discover untold stories about those who have been persecuted by an organization that views all outsiders as enemies.

    Bibliography, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Timelines, Websites, Chapter Notes
  • Spring 2018
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    Cultural Destruction by ISIS

    Cultural Destruction by ISIS

    Bridey Heing
    When Muhammed swept victorious into the city of Mecca in 630 C.E., one of his first acts was to destroy all of the idols at the Kabbah, one of the holiest sites in the Islamic world. ISIS is taking the prophet's idea to the extreme, attempting to raze art and architecture they deem un-Islamic from their domain...Read More

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    Global Recruitment by ISIS

    Global Recruitment by ISIS

    Chris Townsend
    When Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi called all Muslims to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State and fight jihad, tens of thousands answered the call from all over the globe. This book explores the formation of the Islamic State and how the organization went about recruiting an army to challenge the world order...Read More

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    ISIS Brides

    ISIS Brides

    Bridey Heing
    With the promise of glorious holy war and a wife, more than 20,000 foreign fighters flowed into Iraq and Syria, leaving the Islamic State hard-pressed to provide enough wives for the fighters. With the number of foreign women estimated at a few hundred, ISIS has turned to draconian measures like slavery, temporary marriages, and even child brides...Read More

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    ISIS Hostages

    ISIS Hostages

    Chris Townsend
    In August 2014, ISIS surged onto the global stage with the horrific killing of a journalist who had been held hostage by the group. The gruesome video was followed by several others as ISIS sought to capture and maintain the attention of the world media and encourage recruits to join them...Read More

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    Life Under the Caliphate

    Life Under the Caliphate

    Chris Townsend
    ISIS claims to have reinstated the glorious caliphate of old: a time when Islam was at the center of the world, and Islamic law was the law of the land. Many of their practices are considered barbaric by modern standards, but followers of the Islamic State claim their ways are prescribed by righteous ancestors, passed down orally and in written records...Read More

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    The Children Soldiers of ISIS

    The Children Soldiers of ISIS

    Bridey Heing
    While most children learn reading and math, the child soldiers of ISIS spend their days on weapons training and religious education. Called "The Cubs of the Caliphate," these children are weapons of the Islamic State...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766092112
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