Cool Jobs for Handy Helpers: Ways to Make Money Doing Home Services

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Kids want to make money! This fun and creative title introduces young readers to the idea of working in a format that is easy to read and use. From cleaning the house to gift wrapping, this book contains kid-tested projects that will have children earning money--and loving it! Instructions and photographs guide kids through the process of business plans, safety, marketing, gathering customer information, and providing a product or service. Background information, materials lists, and additional ideas provide a fun and organized approach to the world of work! Checkerboard is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF051130, JNF013040, JNF010000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Arts, Crafts & Makerspace, Careers, Character Education
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2010-09-01
ISBN 9781616131951, 9781617872983
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 640.23
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level P
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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Cool Jobs for Handy Helpers (Cool Kid Jobs) – Library Media Connection

The book sets forth some basic business practices and discusses the importance of work, what to do with the money one makes, and developing a plan. Sample forms provide young workers an excellent way to track the services they provide and help them develop professionalism.

Cool Kid Jobs – School Library Journal

These books combine bright graphics with a clear layout to suggest work opportunities for children too young for traditional employment. Each of the three selections focuses on skills utilized in various environments. Succinct sentences examine the necessity of adult influence when beginning new jobs, and marketing ideas give youngsters specific direction. Crisp photographs of multicultural children add immediacy to the straightforward texts.

Cool Kid Jobs – Horn Book Guide

Brightly colored photographs illustrate each service as well as a few do’s and don’ts. . . .Each title is well organized and age appropriate.

Author: Pam Scheunemann