James Burd Brewster
James Burd Brewster was raised in Albany, NY, learned to sail on Lake Champlain, navigated a Polar Icebreaker in the US Coast Guard, and married Katie Spivey from Wilmington, NC. They lived in Baltimore, MD when Ben and Luke heard the Rocky Hill, Fireman stories. The family grew to five (Ben, Luke, Rachel, Andrew, Sam) and settled in Pomfret, MD outside of Washington, DC. Ben and Luke are no longer 6 and 4. Ben is a Marine, married, and father of four. Luke is an Apple employee in Chicago, IL. Ben now tells Uncle Rocky stories to his sons, Levi, Micah, and Judah. -- Children can contact Uncle Rocky or the author, join the Glad To Do It! Club, or download coloring pages at: www.GladToDoIt.net
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Uncle Rocky, Fireman - Book 4 - Sparky Protects
Sparky, the fire station’s new Dalmatian dog, has done well in training, but Rocky Hill knows that Sparky has not been tested by a real fire. When Sparky attacks the hose team as they approach a burning garage, Uncle Rocky fears the worst. Maybe Sparky is not a fire dog after all.
The Adventures of Uncle Rocky, Fireman - Book 1
Uncle Rocky, Fireman recounts the adventures of Rocky Hill and his two nephews, Ben and Luke, as they fight fires, rescue people, help neighbors, and promote fire safety. This 94 page, 12 chapter book for third grade readers emphasize service to others and devotion to duty with each exciting episode ending with our heroes stating they were, “Glad To Do It!” when thanked for their help.
Uncle Rocky, Fireman - Book 3 - Sparky's Rescue
Rocky Hill Fireman #3 - Sparky's Rescue - New firefighter, Rocky Hill and his two nephews, Ben and Luke, are on a mission to find a mascot for the fire house. Only a Dalmatian will do, but the City Pound has none and the Pet Store is sold out; strikes one and two. If Valley Kennels is strike three the mission will be a failure and Uncle Rocky's day off wasted.
Uncle Rocky, Fireman - Book 2 - Something's Missing
Rocky Hill, Fireman #2 - Something's Missing- Rocky Hill has been a firefighter for only three weeks but cannot get it out of his head that something is missing at the station. But what is it? His thoughts about this mystery are interrupted by the visit of his two nephews, Ben and Luke. The interruption does not last long however as Luke's insightful question points Rocky in the right direction
Uncle Rocky, Fireman - Book 1 - Fire!
New firefighter, Rocky Hill, arriving at his first fire is confronted by a frantic mother shouting, "Save my Baby, Save My Baby." While his partners attack the fire, Rocky, his heart pounding with the urgency of the situation, crawls through the upstairs searching for the baby trapped in her crib. Will he find her in time?
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