Terry the Smoke Jumper - Softcover

By Mike Rucker

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Terry the Smoke Jumper - Softcover
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Smoke jumpers are brave men and women who parachute into remote areas to save the forest from fires.

Tractors are important in fighting fires. They are used to bulldoze trees and to plow fire lanes. In this story, the smoke jumpers need a small tractor that can be parachuted from an airplane to help them. Terry is just the right size tractor for the job.

Terry learns that fighting forest fires is the hardest work he has ever done. He also finds that he must overcome fear to get the job done. Terry and the smoke jumpers become trapped as the fire burns out of control.

Will terry's friend, Ellie the Eagle, and the "Water Bomber" come in time to save them?

This popular book series is a collection of entertaining and educational stories about a small but highly motivated young tractor named Terry. Terry and his friends encounter real life jobs and problems and solve them through hard work and newly learned job skills. Boys and girls from ages three through ten have come to love Terry and his grit and determination. Terry has his faults and sometimes gets angry or does things wrong, but he learns from his mistakes just as real children do. The jobs Terry performs and the situations he faces are based on the real life experiences of the author, Mike Rucker. Mike has been a Service Representative and troubleshooter for Caterpillar Inc. for more than 39 years. Read with the children in your life!