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Read about Wildfires and Firefighters

Picturebooks, Readers, Nonfiction for Preschool & Elementary - Find more titles on the library catalog, TumbleBook Library, Hoopla, & OverDrive/Libby

Brooke, Samantha.
Forest firefighters have many important jobs to do! Not only do they teach visitors about fire safety and prevention, they stand ready to put out a wildfire at any time! With helicopters, hoses, and all the tools of the trade, LEGO City Forest Firefigters keep the city safe.

Collard, Sneed B., author, photographer.
J 634.9618 COL
Focusing on the work of University of Montana professor Richard Hutto, this book tells the story of how dozens of species of birds use the burn areas of wildfires. At least 15 bird species prefer burned forests to all other habitats.

Daynes, Katie.
J 628.925 DAY
Describes the training, equipment, and work of a firefighter.

Dormer, Frank W., author, illustrator.
Firefighter Duckies fill a busy day with everything from rescuing a whale that is stuck in a tree to helping a monster who is having trouble seeing.

Edison, Erin.
J SP 551.56 EDI
Simple text and full-color photographs describe lightning and how it forms.

Elya, Susan Middleton, 1955-
A brave group of firefighters set off to battle a blaze at a townhouse. Spanish words interspersed in the rhyming text are defined in a glossary.

McCarthy, Meghan, author.
J 628.925 MCC
"A picture book exploration of what it takes to be a firefighter, including training and equipment"-- Provided by publisher.

Morrison, Taylor.
J 634.9618 MOR

Murray, Julie, 1969- author.
J SP 628.925 MUR

Murray, Julie, 1969- author.
J 551.55 MUR
Provides basic information related to the science, reach, causes, and dangers of thunderstorms.

Neubecker, Robert, author, illustrator.
A small firefighting airplane saves the day from disaster using her courage and a little help from her friends.

Oxlade, Chris.
J 628.925 OXL
Discusses the way firefighters help the community and how they put out fires with details about firefighting tools, vehicles, and equipment.

Simon, Seymour, author.
J 363.738 SIM
Everyone is affected by climate change. Reading Climate Action: What Happened and What We Can Do is the perfect introduction not only to the dramatic effects of climate change, but to the solutions. Learn how our behavior and actions have led us to this point, hear from kids around the world dealing with extreme storms, wildfires, and sea level rise, and discover what scientists, youth activists, and ordinary citizens are doing to protect their communities.

Simon, Seymour, author.
J 577.2 SIM
Presents wildfires as neither good nor bad but as part of the endless cycle of change in forests and grasslands.