Killer Jobs: History's Most Dangerous Jobs

Killer Jobs: History's Most Dangerous Jobs

by Suzanne Garbe

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Killer Jobs: History's Most Dangerous Jobs by Suzanne Garbe

Deadly frostbite, mine collapses, and shipwrecks. Some jobs come with more than their fair share of risks. Are you brave enough to apply? Get your training in some of history's most dangerous jobs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476501277
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Dangerous History
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Suzanne Garbehas been writing for fun ever since elementary school, when she wrote a series of mystery stories starring her two best friends. Now, as an adult, she's the author of several children's books as well as published essays about her life experiences. She is currently writing a memoir about her experiences living and teaching in Burkina Faso, West Africa, where she spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer. In addition to writing, Kara loves traveling, camping, teaching, and eating international food. She grew up in Virginia, but now lives in Minnesota with her husband, two stepsons, and a lot of houseplants.

Table of Contents

Occupational Hazards 4

Pyramid Builder 6

Roman Praegustatore 8

European Royalty 10

Waste Picker 12

Panama Canal Construction Worker 14

Coal Miner 16

Polar Explorer 18

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist 20

Nevada Test Site Worker 22

Factory Worker 24

Commercial Fisherman 26

Timeline 28

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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