Fall 2022

Smokejumpers

Reading Rocks!
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Smoke appears over a remote forest . . . and the smokejumpers leap into action! Ride along with these brave men and women and learn about how they do this dangerous job. Additional features include informative captions and sidebars, a Think-About-It section, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, a table of contents, an index, and an introduction to the author.

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978-1-5038-5818-3
$23.95
978-1-5038-6214-2
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2023
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Stride
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2022-08-01
BISACS JNF025000, JNF051000, JNF016000
Dewey 634.9
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level Q
Accelerated Reader® Quiz Pending
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • One-of-a-Kind Job
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Fire Call!
  • Glossary
  • Think About It
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Jim Gigliotti

Jim Gigliotti is a former editor at the National Football League who now is a freelance writer based in southern California. Though he also has worked for the University of Southern California and the Los Angeles Dodgers, he is a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan. His recent writing credits include Baseball: A Celebration (with James Buckley Jr.) and several books for youngsters on NASCAR history and personalities.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Reading Rocks! from School Library Journal on November 1, 2022

Series that uses various engaging topics to encourage reading. Starting with a table of contents, titles are about three chapters long with vocabulary words in bold and in another color. A few paragraphs of text are paired with full page captioned photos or graphics. Coverage includes… View →