Careers for Heroes
Heroes aren't just seen in movies and on television shows; they're hard at work around us every day. Hostage negotiators, mounted and canine police officers, and members of SWAT teams are just some of the people who work to keep people in their community safe. Readers are introduced to these brave men, women, and animals through engaging, informative text, fun fact boxes, and full-color photographs. They also discover the training and education they need if they want to pursue one of these heroic careers.
• Descriptions of everyday heroes highlight important values and the concept of building good character through helping others
• Graphic organizers aid readers' understanding of each career
• High-interest subject matter presents a thrilling new way for readers to explore the common curriculum topic of community helpers