Every day, people are faced with critical, life-threatening situations - in these times of trouble, who can help? The Emergency Workers who arrive on the scene are the everyday heroes featured in this dynamic, informative series. These books highlight the training, tools, and knowledge our country's protectors must be equipped with to save lives and property, while keeping themselves and others safe. Interviews with real-life emergency personnel, from search & rescue teams to SWAT teams, provide insight into what makes the worst days bring out their best. Whether a split-second decision or a heartbreaking tragedy, the stories of Emergency Workers will keep young readers on the edge of their seats. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.