Careers for 0 - 8 yrs.
The Night Worker
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Alex wants to be a "night worker" like his father who goes to work at a construction site after Alex goes to bed. 2000.
Describes in pictures what happens from the time an airplane passenger arrives at the airport, and boards the plane until the plane is in the air. 1987.
Girls A to Z
Girls with names ranging from Aliki to Zoe imagine themself in various fun and creative professions. 2002.
Walter the Baker
By order of the Duke, Walter the baker must invent a tasty roll through which the rising sun can shine three times. 1995.
Firefighters A to Z
An alphabetic look at a firefighter's day. 2000.
An Auto Mechanic
Simple text and illustrations introduce the daily work of an auto mechanic. 1991.
A simple description of what a carpenter does in his daily work. 1991.
Demonstrates how different types of chefs work with food and describes some of the utensils that they use. 1992.
Briefly describes the tools of a painter, his subject matter, and the feelings he feels as he creates pictures. 1993.
A small actor presents himself to the audience and shows the roles he plays on stage. 1987.
A brief text comparing the work of a writer to that of a gardener whose seeds are ideas that grow into books. 1984.
Rocks in His Head
A young man has a lifelong love of rock collecting that eventually leads him to work at a science museum. 2001.
Pizza for Breakfast
Frank and Zelda learn the folly of making wishes when they ask for more customers at their pizza restaurant. 1991.
Roberto: the Insect Architect
No one will hire Roberto the architect because he also happens to be a termite, so he sets off to the city to find success on his own. 2000.
Mirette On the High Wire
Mirette learns tightrope walking from Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house, not knowing that he is a celebrated tightrope artist who has withdrawn from performing because of fear. 1992.
Officer Buckle and Gloria
The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle's safety tips, until a police dog named Gloria accompanies him when he gives his safety speeches. 1995.
The curiosity of a newly-captured monkey gets him into continual trouble. 1969.
Mr. Griggs' Work
Mr. Griggs so loves his work at the post office that he thinks of it all the time and everything reminds him of it. 1989.
I Love Trucks!
A child names many of his favorite trucks and each one's most notable characteristic. 1999.
I Love Trains!
A boy expresses his love of trains, describing many kinds of train cars and their special jobs. 2001.
LaRue for Mayor: Letters From the Campaign Trail
With Mrs. LaRue injured and in the hospital, Ike decides to uphold justice and take the laws of Snort City into his own paws. 2008.
Mr. Cookie Baker
After a day of making and selling cookies, Mr. Baker gets to enjoy one himself. Includes cookie recipe. 1992.
Dear Garbage Man
A new garbage man cannot bear to put anything usable in the chewer-upper on his truck. 1957.
I Drive a Crane
Learn about the things a crane can do. 2006.
Man On the Moon
Describes in illustrations and simple text the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, culminating in man's first lunar landing. 1997.
Caring for Your Pets: A Book About Veterinarians
Describes some of the things that veterinarians do to help animals stay healthy. 2004.
Briefly explains how the artist tries to recreate God's world using his paints. 1980.
Describes the life and work of the courageous man who changed the way people saw the galaxy, by offering objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe. 1996.
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody
The Top Job
On Career Day, a young girl entertains the class with a description of her father's exciting job as light bulb changer at the top of the Empire State Building. 2007.