Lights flash, sirens sound, and a fire truck speeds down the street toward a burning building. This may sound thrilling, but fighting fires ultimately requires an extreme amount of dedication and courage. This book gives young readers a glimpse of the risks firefighters face, as well as the heroism that helps save lives. Additional features include a table of contents, informational captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, a Think-About-It section, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JNF038000, JNF000000, JNF011000|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Hello! My Name Is Camila
- I Could Be a Firefighter!
- Learn About This Neighborhood Helper!
- Who Can Become a Firefighter?
- Meet a Firefighter!
- Where Can I Learn to Be a Firefighter?
- What Does a Firefighter Need to Do the Job?
- Where Does a Firefighter Work?
- Who Works with Firefighters?
- When Are Firefighters Pet Rescuers?
- I Want to Be a Firefighter!
- Why Dont You Try Being a Firefighter?
- Think About It
- Find Out More
Author: Cecilia Minden
Cecilia Minden, PhD, is the former director of the Language and Literacy Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is now a reading consultant for school and library publications. She earned her PhD in reading education from the University of Virginia. Cecilia and her husband Dave Cupp live outside Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They enjoy sharing their love of reading with their grandchildren, Chelsea and Qadir.