The Work of Heroes: First Responders in Action
No one knows when an emergency will strike. Luckily, there are people who are ready to spring into action at a moment's notice. Whether rescuing a family from deadly flames or performing emergency surgery on victims of a massive earthquake, it's all in a day's work for the brave heroes who have dedicated their careers to saving people's lives. In The Work of Heroes: First Responders in Action, children will meet the firefighters, police officers, paramedics, and doctors who are first on the scene when people need help the most. Dramatic true stories will keep readers turning the pages as they learn firsthand how these brave workers use their quick thinking and expert emergency skills to come to the aid of people all over the world. In addition, readers will go behind the scenes to learn how these workers prepare and train for their job so that they are always ready to rescue people--even when they least expect it.