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Fire! Fuego! Brave Bomberos - Cover
Fire! Fuego! Brave Bomberos
Susan Middleton Elya, Bloomsbury Books 2012
Men and Women, Latinx Black and White, the firefighters rush to a fire and with hard, dangerous work put out the flames, save the family and the cat, and head back to the fire station. They are taking care of the community, keeping people safe. Written in English with many nouns in Spanish (Bomberos, corozones, humo, maguero, etc.) children can figure out what the words mean by the context. Bright, bold art work!!

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5)
Languages: English with Some Spanish
Identity Groups: Non-Stereotypical Females, African American, Bi-Racial, Latino American
Special Topics: Disasters and Emergencies
Strands: Joy in Diversity, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice