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.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF025000, JNF051000, JNF016000|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|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|
- One-of-a-Kind Job
- Tools of the Trade
- Fire Call!
- Think About It
- Find Out More
- 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.
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 →