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Paramedics to the Rescue

From the Series The Work of Heroes: First Responders in Action

Whether speeding in an ambulance to the scene of an accident or treating survivors in the aftermath of a natural disaster, it's all in a day's work for these brave paramedics. In this gripping new book, children will meet the everyday heroes who provide emergency care to injured people when every second counts. Dramatic true stories reveal how these courageous workers use their quick thinking and expert emergency skills to take action in dangerous situations. In addition, readers will get an inside look at the history of paramedics, how they are trained, and the special equipment they use. Large, full-color photos and an engaging narrative text will keep kids turning the pages to see paramedics doing what they do best--helping people and saving lives.

Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Category Hi-Lo
Subject Language Arts, Social Studies
Copyright 2012
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2011-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 8.5
Dewey 616.02'5
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 1060
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 6.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Nancy White