Reviews for Search & Rescue


School Library Journal Reviews 2012 November

Gr 5-8--Each high-interest text delivers specifics-including training required, gear, types of emergency situations, etc.-about emergency-response careers. For example, Search covers ground, air-sea, mountain, and urban rescues. All the titles conclude with interviews with a professional working in the field. The layout is bold and clean, with crisp color photographs showing emergency workers in action scattered throughout. The glossaries have thorough definitions for terms specific to each volume's subject and the indexes will help readers find facts quickly. The books could be used with younger readers as read alouds in career units or with older students doing independent research.

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