When the radio signals the call for help, Zoe is ready to go! Or is she?
Written for Grades 1-5, this chapter book of Bella's Broken Leg takes older children through basic rules of EMTs and continues to show what happens on the way to the patient, preparing the patient for transport, and the ride in the ambulance to the hospital. This book is the same story as the picture book to allow discussion of groups of various ages, but it contains more details of events as well as the information of EMS and the human body at the end of the story.
When Zoe and her family come to live in 911 Headquarters, Zoe did not know the adventures she would find. While her brother and sister explore the police and fire divisions, Zoe can’t get enough of the ambulance and the hardworking Emergency Medical Technicians.
But when it comes time for Zoe to go on her first call with two EMTS, Josh and Nicole, she’s not sure if she remembers the first three rules of being an EMT. Her problems continue when she doesn’t have time to ask what they may need to help the injured girl. Will Zoe be able to follow the three rules and help the injured girl? Does she have what she needs to be an EMT, or will her dreams of helping people be lost forever?
Written by an EMT and a fiction writer, Bella’s Broken Leg educates children of about the world of emergency medical services while entertaining with a compelling story.