I Want To Be A Mechanic

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The I Want to Be... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of women and men from different cultures help children understand what's involved in each occupation. Young readers learn to respect the importance of doing a job well and appreciate the contributions these workers make to our life and the world around us.

These books are perfect for reading alone or in group story times. They are ...

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Overview

The I Want to Be... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of women and men from different cultures help children understand what's involved in each occupation. Young readers learn to respect the importance of doing a job well and appreciate the contributions these workers make to our life and the world around us.

These books are perfect for reading alone or in group story times. They are certain to spark questions and encourage dialogue and prompt children to learn more about these occupations.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Media Connection - Diane Guiett
The I Want to Be series provide young readers with some exciting opportunities to think about... an attractive choice for beginning readers... Recommended.
School Library Journal
K-Gr 2-Each of these very basic introductions contains full- and double-page, color photos that show people of different ethnic backgrounds demonstrating aspects of their work. One or two short sentences in large, bold print against a white background bordered in black are superimposed on the pictures, making the words stand out. Nonreaders can learn something about each occupation from the photos themselves. Dee Ready's Librarians (1998), Tracey Boraas's Auto Mechanics (1999), and Tami Deedrick's Zoo Keepers (1998, all Bridgestone) include more detailed text, a glossary, additional reading, and Web sites.-Kristina Aaronson, Henniker Community School, NH Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781552976937
  • Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 3/1/2003
  • Series: I Want to Be Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 482,024
  • Age range: 4 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.12 (d)

Meet the Author

Dan Liebman is a magazine writer and the author of many children's books. He is a specialist in plain language for both young and adult readers.

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