Hostage negotiators have a difficult job that's fascinating to learn about. Readers discover what these brave men and women do in order to safely diffuse hostage situations. They also discover the special skills and training needed to pursue this career path. Important facts about hostage negotiators are presented through accessible main text, fact boxes, and a helpful graphic organizer. Full-color photographs bring readers into the thrilling world of hostage negotiators. Readers will also be captivated by harrowing stories of real hostage negotiations.