Gr 5–8—This thorough and well-crafted series introduces readers to the various exciting jobs available at the federal level and does not shy away from acknowledging the dangerous aspects of the jobs. In-depth coverage of duties, responsibilities, and training offers audiences a clear understanding of the dedication and courage necessary to work in these fields, and a section devoted to advising students on joining the profession includes details about the physical requirements and character traits necessary for consideration. Pairing facts with striking visuals, the books will appeal to reluctant readers as well as those exploring future career choices. A blue-and-black color scheme allows the white lettering and yellow captions and headings to stand out. Both color and black-and-white photographs provide historical perspective and put faces on the many individuals who have played a role in the field's development. VERDICT This enjoyable and informative series will find welcome space in libraries.