Extreme Jobs

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Imagine blasting off in a spaceship to make new discoveries or jumping from an airplane to fight flaming fires. This dynamic series gives readers an up-close, out-of-this-world look at some of the most extreme jobs. Inviting, easy-to-read text pairs with oversized, action-packed photos to reveal what it's like to work in each occupation, including daily tasks, unique challenges, and the special gear and tools used. Readers will also learn about the job's history, safety methods, and required education and experience. Each book concludes with ways for readers to explore the occupation, leaving them with a lasting look at each extreme job! Features include a table of contents, fun facts spread throughout, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Extreme Jobs (6 titles)
Astronauts 4.0
Commercial Fishermen 3.7
Miners 3.8
Smoke Jumpers 3.7
Storm Chasers 3.8
Zookeepers 3.4
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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF037070, JNF011000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Careers, Science & Technology
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Big Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2011-09-01
ISBN 9781617830235, 9781617878817
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 331-636
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8.25
Features Reviewed
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Storm Chasers, Commercial Fishermen (Extreme Jobs) – Library Media Connection

Introduce students to adventurous jobs with this series. Both titles reviewed highlight the challenges and dangers of these unique careers. The books are filled with bright colors, photos, and large font. “Fact Alerts” are sprinkled throughout, making readers aware of interesting facts. Recommended

Extreme Jobs – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Action-packed photos, energetic orange backgrounds, and lots of white space around child-friendly texts give this series audience appeal, as do the daring jobs depicted. Chapters about daily tasks, educational requirements, and special gear cover expected topics. Encouraging “When I Grow Up” chapters suggest simple, career-related activities, while “Then to Now” sections provide glimpses into the history of each job, extending the learning experience. . . . Eye-catching, black-and-yellow “Fact Alert” sidebars keep the facts flowing, and clear, informative captions are also a plus.