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Benchmark Rockets: Dirty and Dangerous Jobs #1: Wilderness Rescue Pilot
Benchmark Rockets: Dirty and Dangerous Jobs #1: Wilderness Rescue Pilot
by William David Thomas
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Readers of the twelve books in our Dirty and Dangerous Jobs will find out why so many people choose to work in occupations that put their lives on the line.... (read more)

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Construction (Explore Your World)
Construction (Explore Your World)
by Delphine Grinberg
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Explore Your World books look at topics in an innovative and interactive way using colorful illustrations, pull-outs, pop-ups, fold-outs, transparencies, wheels, books within books and more. Simple captions accompany all illustrations.... (read more)

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Green Careers: You Can Make Money and Save the Planet
Green Careers: You Can Make Money and Save the Planet
by Jennifer Power Scott
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Now more than ever, teens need to hear a positive message about the economy, and here it is: the eco job market is BOOMING, big time, all over the world. There are jobs for conservation biologists. Jobs for wind-turbine fabricators. Jobs for... (read more)

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Get Involved! #1: Animal Rights Activist
Get Involved! #1: Animal Rights Activist
by Ellen Rodger
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The fight for animal rights can be controversial. Modern animal rights activists argue that animals should not be used for food, clothing, or in scientific research. This illuminating book will help young animal lovers understand the difference between... (read more)

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Virtual Apprentice:: Author (Virtual Apprentice)
Virtual Apprentice:: Author (Virtual Apprentice)
by Gail Karlitz
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Virtual Apprentice: Author introduces young readers to a possible career path for writers. This illustrated new career guide features a behind-the-scenes look at this creative industry, including profiles of working professionals, Reality Check sidebars,... (read more)

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The Firefighters
The Firefighters
by Sue Whiting
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Children will want to grab their coats and boots and rush straight to this winsome firefighting tale full of sound words and bright illustrations. "Weee-ooo! Weee-ooo! Weee-ooo! Our fi re engines are fast and noisy — just like the real... (read more)

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Animal Helpers: Wildlife Rehabilitators
Animal Helpers: Wildlife Rehabilitators
by Jennifer Keats Curtis
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Like humans, animals can get sick or hurt. People visit doctors. Pets see veterinarians. What happens to wild animals when they are injured, become ill, or are orphaned? Often, wildlife rehabilitators are called to their rescue. This photographic journal... (read more)

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Jobs People Do: A Day in the Life of a Firefighter (Jobs People Do)
Jobs People Do: A Day in the Life of a Firefighter (Jobs People Do)
by Dk
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This Level 1 book is appropriate for children who are just beginning to read. The fire alarm goes off! Rob Green and the other firefighters go into action. Is there time to save a little girl's dog? This unique Level 1 series accurately portrays real... (read more)

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Nugget on the Flight Deck
Nugget on the Flight Deck
by Patricia Newman
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Readers are in for a treat as a young nugget prepares for his first hop in a real bird, as well as a complete tour around the Mother ship. They even test their flight skills in a practice dogfight.  The lieutenant keeps the jargon flowing during... (read more)

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Mighty Mike Builds a Ball Field (Mighty Mike)
Mighty Mike Builds a Ball Field (Mighty Mike)
by Kelly Lynch
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Mighty Mike is the mightiest heavy equipment operator around! When the neighborhood kids dont have a place to play ball, he decides its time he build a ball field. He works hard all week to make it happen, but hes just too tired to finish. Can teamwork... (read more)

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Get Involved! #4: Social Justice Activist
Get Involved! #4: Social Justice Activist
by Ellen Rodger
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Budding young activists will read how the work of activists such as Nelson Mandela and Marian Wright Edelman have helped inspire social change. This inspiring title takes a look at what social justice is by examining the struggle against poverty, racism,... (read more)

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Green-Collar Careers #3: Learning Green: Careers in Education
Green-Collar Careers #3: Learning Green: Careers in Education
by Suzy Gazlay
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Learning Green introduces readers to a wide range of careers in education that address conservation and environmentalism. These include teaching and promoting a green curriculum in a public or private school setting. These subjects intersect with a vast... (read more)

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Aero & Officer Mike: Police Partners
Aero & Officer Mike: Police Partners
by Joan Plumme Russell
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A true partnership is a rare thing. Yet for Corporal Mike Matsik and his K-9 partner, Aero, it seems second nature. They have been partners for four years, and to observe them on duty is to see the two working as one. Aero anticipates Mike's every move... (read more)

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Get Involved! #2: Environmental Activist
Get Involved! #2: Environmental Activist
by Carrie Gleason
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This wonderfully stirring title brings to life how environmentalists work to preserve and improve the natural environment and how young environmentalists can become activists themselves. Simple steps to help make the world a better place are presented in... (read more)

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Green-Collar Careers #1: Building Green Places: Careers in Planning, Designing, and Building
Green-Collar Careers #1: Building Green Places: Careers in Planning, Designing, and Building
by Ruth Owen
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Building Green Places takes a green look at careers in planning, designing, and building energy-efficient facilities in which to live, work, and play. It also includes the development of communities built in a way that will complement and enhance Earths... (read more)

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Benchmark Rockets: Dirty and Dangerous Jobs #1: Arctic Trucker
Benchmark Rockets: Dirty and Dangerous Jobs #1: Arctic Trucker
by Joseph Gustaitis
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Readers of the twelve books in our Dirty and Dangerous Jobs will find out why so many people choose to work in occupations that put their lives on the line.... (read more)

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Veterinarians Help Keep Animals Healthy
Veterinarians Help Keep Animals Healthy
by Crabtree
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Community workers are people who make communities safe and friendly places for people. This series looks at some of the workers instrumental in helping communities, such as firefighters, emergency workers, hospital workers, and veterinarians. Easy-to... (read more)

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Community Service: Lending a Hand (Cocurricular Activities: Their Values and Benefits)
Community Service: Lending a Hand (Cocurricular Activities: Their Values and Benefits)
by Terry Callahan
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COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: THEIR VALUES AND BENEFITS takes an in-depth look at popular school activities that enhance the learning experience, teach kids leadership and teamwork skills, and help them to become better students. Whether's writing for the... (read more)

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Working with Wildlife
Working with Wildlife
by Thane Maynard
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This informal guide provides answers for those interested in "working with wildlife" as a career. Sections include: Veterinary Medicine, Zoo and Aquarium Careers, Research, Education, Conservation, Communication and Creative Careers, and a generous... (read more)

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How to Be President of the U.S.A.
How to Be President of the U.S.A.
by Monday
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Step into the President's shoes with involving activities, maps, facts, pictures, fill-ins, quizzes, checklists, tips and more.... (read more)

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