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In Search of a Hero

Ages 7-10
ISBN 0-9716704-0-4
Pages: 36, paperback
Excellent for early readers
Price: $5.50 (free shipping)
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“In Search of a Hero” is an inspiring story about a boy, Greg, who wants to become a hero just like Firefighter Joe Garrison, who saves the life of a baby girl. What Greg discovers is that being a hero isn't as easy as he thinks.

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Praise for “In Search of a Hero”

“In Search of a Hero” makes every firefighter proud of his or her profession … Although entertaining, this book conveys a positive influence and admiration for all firefighters. It also teaches that anyone, no matter how young or old we are, with just a small amount of training, can save a life or make a difference in another person's life.” Gary Winborne, Retired Fire Chief

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“Stairway to Reading” is a motivational, inspirational and educational program for young and middle readers (grades 2 through 8) created by inspirational author G. Mark LaFrancis, who is passionate about helping youngsters gain confidence and courage to both read and write. The project includes a book series, and writing and reading programs for schools and libraries. His work has won the hearts of young readers, teachers and parents. G. Mark LaFrancis takes pride in writing clean-language novels with positive characters and inspiring themes. Each novel comes with “Words to the Wise,” vocabulary-builder words, and suggested teaching projects. Visit our Stairway to Reading Program.