Firefighters

People in Our Community
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

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.

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978-1-62687-228-8
$34.95
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2014
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2014-01-01
BISACS JNF011000
Dewey 628.9
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 730
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 103737
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
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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.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of People in Our Community from School Library Journal on April 1, 2014

Going beyond the ‘usual suspects’ when it comes to community helpers, this series profiles 12 different careers in 12 separate books, which will be sure to help fill in any collection gaps. Simple, clear writing is used to paint a complete picture of the community helpers,… View →