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Ideal for 2nd - 6th Grade
Your child will become an
official Rookie Rescuer as he or she goes on
actual calls with Firefighter Tom! Each true story gives words and
definitions for young rescuers to learn, questions to answer and fun
activities to do. Each chapter also contains a special section on God's
Word and how God helped Firefighter Tom on the call.
Sirens for the Cross for the Rookie Rescuer is
Christian schools as an
Unit study for Sunday School
VBS, RAs, Royal Rangers, or
similar theme-related study
Parents wanting to introduce
their children to emergency work in a Godly way
A WORD TO ROOKIES:
Hello there, Rookie Rescuer! My name is Tommy Neiman. But you can call me
'Firefighter Tom.' I'm a real firefighter and also a paramedic. I'm just
like the men and women you see on TV who ride in fire trucks and
ambulances with their lights flashing and their sirens blaring as they
head to the scene of an emergency.
Sounds exciting, right? Well, it is. But it can also be scary and even
dangerous. One thing is for sure; it usually means lots of hard work. It
especially means a lot of prayer-prayer that God will help me do the best
job possible and that He will watch over my fellow firefighters and me.
A rookie is someone who is beginning something for the first time. As you
begin this journey of studying about firefighting and rescue work, guess
what? You are officially a Rookie Rescuer!
To be a true Rookie Rescuer there is certainly a lot to learn, and that
means studying hard. That's why I'm excited you are going to be reading
and learning about emergency work in Sirens for the Cross for the Rookie
During our journey, I will refer to you a lot as Rookie Rescuer or Rookie.
As a Rookie Rescuer, you will read about actual calls I've responded to in
my job as a firefighter and paramedic. You will study the different things
firefighters and emergency medical responders do, the equipment we use,
the gear we wear and the danger and excitement we face.
Even more exciting, you will learn about some of the wonderful things God
has done and how He has taught me important lessons in life through
After each story, you will find some words and definitions that all Rookie
Rescuers should know. You'll also get special messages from pagers that
are pictured. Then I will ask you some questions to see how well you
understood the words. Next comes the most important part. You will be
asked to read and answer questions about how God's word applies to the
At the end of the book there are some fun activities for you to do before
you receive your official Rookie Rescuer Certificate. SO GET READY!
BLESSINGS, ROOKIE RESCUERS !!
book is dedicated to all the young Rookie Rescuers who are now being
prepared by God to make a spiritual impact on the calls they will one day
All glory and
honor goes to God: The Eternal Rescuer
SIRENS FOR THE CROSS
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