Hairstylist, audiologist, and jeweler are a few of the least stressful jobs in the US. Where's the action? Xtreme Jobs introduces readers to today's most thrilling and dangerous work. These intense careers are captured in captivating close-up photos. Information on these jobs, as well as skills, training, and safety information are presented in short, easy-to-read bursts of information. Learn what it takes to swallow one's fear and take on death-defying challenges in Xtreme Jobs!
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF051010, JNF011000, JNF054180|
|Subject||Careers, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Xtreme Jobs – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
This informative and attractive series includes eye-catching, full-page photos that immerse readers in the dangerous work of stunt performers, test pilots, and other death-defying professionals. Written in brief, easy-to-read blocks of text, the information highlights the skills, training, and safety precautions that individuals in these fields need to follow to succeed and survive. Dazzling spreads enhance the visual appeal, while small details, such as the white text, make the graphics pop. Additionally, sidebars scattered throughout the pages include fun and fascinating facts and trivia. . . . The allure of the set is the uncommon subject matter and vivid images, which will appeal to reluctant readers and those looking for action-packed career choices. Students will eagerly pick up these entertaining volumes.