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Hard Hat Area: Have You Got What It Takes to Be a Contractor?
     

Hard Hat Area: Have You Got What It Takes to Be a Contractor?

by Lisa Thompson
 

Go behind the scenes of today's hottest careers. You'll discover what it takes to make it and how much fun the work can be! Do you think you'd like to: Work with your hands, building a new structure from the ground up? Turn drawing plans into real buildings? Supervise other people working on building sites? Work with architects and engineers? Then building

Overview

Go behind the scenes of today's hottest careers. You'll discover what it takes to make it and how much fun the work can be! Do you think you'd like to: Work with your hands, building a new structure from the ground up? Turn drawing plans into real buildings? Supervise other people working on building sites? Work with architects and engineers? Then building might be the job for you! Read on to discover what skills are needed for the job, what's in a day's work, and where building can take you. You'll also learn about various building materials and architecture styles. Whether working whether interior design, running a construction company, or building emergency housing in disaster areas, a career in building can lead to countless possibilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756536244
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
First Biographies - Writers, Artists, and Athletes Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.33(d)
Lexile:
IG930L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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