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Children's LiteratureA part of the "Gallup Youth Survey" series, this title explores career possibilities for young adults, information on available jobs and job trends, career training, selecting a college, a trade, basic training in the military, possibilities for advancement, and financial advice. Color photos and statistical graphics add interest to this exploration of career choices. There are plenty of facts and figures and realistic discussion of trends in the job market, as well as descriptions of levels of education needed for particular careers. The last chapter about personal finance emphasizes the gap in knowledge and understanding in relation to earning and spending among teens, and advice on the subject. A perfect text for initial career discussion at a personal or classroom setting. A glossary, sources for further reading, and an index are included. 2005, Mason Crest Publishers, Ages 12 to 14.
—Meredith Kiger, Ph.D.