Firefighter Tools

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Community Helpers Tools of the Trade

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 1
  • Reading Level: Kindergarten

Welcome to the exciting world of firefighting! Did you know that firefighters use a lot of special tools to keep us safe and protect our communities from fires?

In this book, we’ll take a closer look at some of those tools and how they’re used. The words we’ve chosen are easy to understand and perfect for young readers. And, of course, there are plenty of awesome pictures that will show you what firefighters do and what their tools look like. But we won’t just be looking at pictures – we’ll also be asking great questions that will help you think about how firefighters keep us safe and what you can do to stay safe in case of a fire. So get ready to learn all about the tools that firefighters use, and how they help keep our communities safe!

Teach emergent readers all about the tools that allow community helpers to get the job done. A fun, kid-friendly approach to a topic with strong curricular connections is sure to excite young readers.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 1
Reading Level Kindergarten
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Bumba Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2019-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF011000, JNF051130, JNF052000
Dewey 628.9/25
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 9
Lexile 390
Guided Reading Level I
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Photo glossary, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Laura Hamilton Waxman

Laura Hamilton Waxman lives in Minnesota and has written many nonfiction books for young readers.



“Carving out a slightly more specialized niche in the perennially popular genre of firefighting books, this colorful volume emphasizes clothing, equipment, and tools.”—Booklist