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- DescriptionSome people get scared for a living. Scary is blasting off in a spaceship bound for out-of-this-world destinations. Scary is flying into the eye of a hurricane, crossing your fingers, and hoping to come out safely on the other side. Scary is rolling out of a fiery car during a high-speed chase on the set of a movie. Yet these are things that some people do for a living, day in and day out. Scary Jobs explores many of these jobs as well as the people who choose to pursue these exhilarating - and often frightening - fields. Featuring kid-friendly sidebars and engaging activities that introduce readers to top jobs and professional working in the field, this new, full-color book is loaded with fun facts, trivia, and trade secrets to get kids thinking about future career possibilities. Jobs covered include: Astronaut; Bomb squad technician; Disease detective; Extreme sports pro; Forensic pathologist; Skywalker; Smokejumper; Spy; Stormchaser; and, Stunt person.
- Author BiographyDiane Lindsey Reeves is the founder of Bright Futures Press. She holds an undergraduate degree in elementary education, as well as a master's-level certification in applied communications. She is the author or coauthor of several books, including the Career Ideas for Kids and Virtual Apprentice series for Ferguson Publishing. Reeves also conducts workshops on teaching career-planning skills to students. She resides in Raleigh, North Carolina.
- Author(s)Diane Lindsey Reeves
- PublisherChelsea House Publishers
- Date of Publication15/11/2009
- SubjectSchool Textbooks & Study Guides: Social Sciences
- Series TitleWay Out Work
- Place of PublicationBroomall
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintChelsea House Publishers
- Content Notefull-colour photographs, index, sidebars, box features, web sites
- Weight272 g
- Width191 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine8 mm
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