Careers for 0 - 8 yrs.

Banks, Kate
The Night Worker
JUV ME COLL 398.8.B2256n

Alex wants to be a "night worker" like his father who goes to work at a construction site after Alex goes to bed. 2000.

Barton, Byron
JUV 398.8.B285a

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.

Bunting, Eve
Girls A to Z
JUV 398.8.B886gi

Girls with names ranging from Aliki to Zoe imagine themself in various fun and creative professions. 2002.

Carle, Eric
Walter the Baker
JUV 398.8.C192w

By order of the Duke, Walter the baker must invent a tasty roll through which the rising sun can shine three times. 1995.

Demarest, Chris
Firefighters A to Z
JUV 398.8.D392f

An alphabetic look at a firefighter's day. 2000.

Florian, Douglas
An Auto Mechanic
JUV 398.8.F663am

Simple text and illustrations introduce the daily work of an auto mechanic. 1991.

Florian, Douglas
A Carpenter
JUV 398.8.F663c

A simple description of what a carpenter does in his daily work. 1991.

Florian, Douglas
A Chef
JUV 398.8.F663ch

Demonstrates how different types of chefs work with food and describes some of the utensils that they use. 1992.

Florian, Douglas
A Painter
JUV 398.8.F663pa

Briefly describes the tools of a painter, his subject matter, and the feelings he feels as he creates pictures. 1993.

Goffstein, M.B.
An Actor
JUV 398.8.G6557ac

A small actor presents himself to the audience and shows the roles he plays on stage. 1987.

Goffstein, M.B.
A Writer
JUV 398.8.G557w

A brief text comparing the work of a writer to that of a gardener whose seeds are ideas that grow into books. 1984.

Hurst, Carol
Rocks in His Head
JUV 398.8.H9433r

A young man has a lifelong love of rock collecting that eventually leads him to work at a science museum. 2001.

Kovalski, Maryann
Pizza for Breakfast
JUV 398.8.K8497p

Frank and Zelda learn the folly of making wishes when they ask for more customers at their pizza restaurant. 1991.

Laden, Nina
Roberto: the Insect Architect
JUV 398.8.L122r

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.

McCully, Emily
Mirette On the High Wire
JUV 398.8.M139m

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Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house, not knowing that he is a celebrated tightrope artist who has withdrawn from performing because of fear. 1992.

Rathmann, Peggy
Officer Buckle and Gloria
JUV 398.8.R188o

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.

Rey, H.A.
Curious George
JUV 398.8.R33cg

The curiosity of a newly-captured monkey gets him into continual trouble. 1969.

Rylant, Cynthia
Mr. Griggs' Work
JUV 398.8.R983mr

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.

Sturges, Philemon
I Love Trucks!
JUV 398.8.S935i

A child names many of his favorite trucks and each one's most notable characteristic. 1999.

Sturges, Philemon
I Love Trains!
JUV 398.8.S935it

A boy expresses his love of trains, describing many kinds of train cars and their special jobs. 2001.

Teague, Mark
LaRue for Mayor: Letters From the Campaign Trail
JUV 398.8.T221l

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.

Wellington, Monica
Mr. Cookie Baker
JUV 398.8.W46m

After a day of making and selling cookies, Mr. Baker gets to enjoy one himself. Includes cookie recipe. 1992.

Zion, Gene
Dear Garbage Man
JUV 398.8.Z67d

A new garbage man cannot bear to put anything usable in the chewer-upper on his truck. 1957.

Bridges, Sarah
I Drive a Crane
JUV 621.873.B7643i

Learn about the things a crane can do. 2006.

Suen, Anastasia
Man On the Moon
JUV 629.454.S944m

Describes in illustrations and simple text the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, culminating in man's first lunar landing. 1997.

Owen, Ann
Caring for Your Pets: A Book About Veterinarians
JUV 636.089.O9741c

Describes some of the things that veterinarians do to help animals stay healthy. 2004.

Goffstein, M.B.
An Artist
JUV 398.8.G557a

Briefly explains how the artist tries to recreate God's world using his paints. 1980.

Sis, Peter
Starry Messenger
JUV B.G133Ss

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.