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Imagine feeding a hungry tiger or trimming an elephant's toenails! This dynamic title gives readers an up-close, out-of-this-world look at zookeepers. Inviting, easy-to-read text pairs with oversized, action-packed photos and Fact Alert boxes to reveal what it's like to work as a zookeeper, including daily tasks, unique challenges, and the special gear and tools used. Readers will also learn about the history of zookeepers, safety methods, and required education and experience. This book concludes with ways for readers to explore the work of a zookeeper, leaving them with a lasting look at this extreme job! A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF051150, JNF011000, JNF003200
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Careers
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Big Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2011-09-01
ISBN 9781617830297, 9781617878879
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 636.088
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.25 x 8
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 147037
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Reviewed
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

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.

Author: Sarah Tieck

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