Firefighter by Louise Spilsbury
(Careers That Count)

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Firefighting is definitely a career that counts. Firefighters keep our communities safe and rescue people in dangerous situations. The men and women who fight fires are considered heroes, and readers will see why through an in-depth exploration of this inspiring career. Readers will learn about a firefighters daily tasks, their specialized equipment, and what it takes to be a great firefighter. Specialized jobssuch as forest firefighting, medical response, and disaster reliefare closely examined. The text explains how someone can pursue a career in firefighting and encourages readers to evaluate if they one day could join the heroes that keep our communities safe. Sidebars, fact boxes, infographics, and engaging photos accompany the age-appropriate text.

About Louise Spilsbury

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Louise Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. Her writing covers a wide range of topics from animals and science to history and social studies.
Published August 1, 2015 by PowerKids Press. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.