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Choosing a Community Service Career

A How-to Guide

Series: Life—A How-to Guide

By Amy Graham

Wondering about what career you might have in the future? Not sure where to get information on different jobs? This book can help you out. CHOOSING A COMMUNITY SERVICE CAREER: A HOW-TO GUIDE examines a variety of jobs in the field of public service. Each chapter looks at a different career and describes the training needed, the duties involved, and the qualities you need to do the job well. Explore the worlds of police officers, EMTs, firefighters, social workers, librarians, and funeral directors, among others, and discover if any of these careers could be right for you!

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Library Ed.978-1-59845-147-4$31.93$23.95
Paperback978-1-59845-312-6$9.95$9.95
Multi-User eBook978-0-7660-5540-7$38.60$28.95
Library Ed. + eBook Combo0147EB$70.53$45.84

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Common Core College & Career Readiness Anchor Standards
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Reviews

"This series of high interest titles features an attractive layout, solid information, and plenty of appeal . . . All titles in the series should see wide circulation in the middle and high school library."

Library Media Connection, August/September 2012

"Graham’s book does a good job of presenting information about the careers and would be helpful to a student making preliminary decisions about a community service career . . . a good addition to a middle school or high school library, or class on sociology or career planning."

Children's Literature

". . . a very well written book that will inspire and inform many young readers."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, January 2012

"Readers will enjoy perusing these useful books, which have an appealing layout and full-color photos."

School Library Journal, February 2012

"The bright, cheerful design . . . helps make it seem as if life skills are something to look forward to rather than suffer through. The tone is upbeat without being overly enthusiastic, and the advice offered is generally very sound."

Booklist, January 1 & 15, 2012

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978-1-59845-147-4 $31.93 $23.95 + Add to wish list
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978-0-7660-5540-7
$38.60 $28.95 + Add to wish list
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978-1-59845-312-6 $9.95 + Add to wish list
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0147EB
$70.53 $45.84 + Add to wish list
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