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Farmers
Contributor(s): Jeffries, Joyce
ISBN: 1508143595     ISBN-13: 9781508143598
Publisher: Powerkids Pr
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: January 2016
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Annotation: Farmers have a very important job; they grow the crops and raise the animals needed to feed the world. Readers explore this career through detailed main text and informative fact boxes. An eye-catching graphic organizer and colorful photographs of farmers at work are included to help readers visualize what it’s like to work on a farm. Readers are introduced to the tools farmers use every day and the skills farmers need to develop in order to become successful. There’s more to working on a farm than just watering crops and milking cows. It’s an exciting career that’s sure to engage readers.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Farmers; Juvenile literature.
Farms; Juvenile literature.
Agriculture; Vocational guidance; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Lifestyles
Dewey: 630/.203
LCCN: 2015027166
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Series: Hands-on Jobs
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.25" H x 6.00" W x 0.25" (0.14 lbs) 24 pages
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2016 April)

Gr 2–5—Exploring careers that mix brains with physically demanding work, the titles in this series shed light on often less frequently covered career choices, many which society could ill afford to do without. The subject is refreshing and the texts cover a range of topics, from tools of the trade and training to safety precautions and future opportunities. In each, vibrant photographs of individuals on the job, graphic organizers, and "Digging Deeper" sidebars supplement the primary text and should keep students interested and engaged. Despite the lack of extras, the series is a winning testament to the jobs that are crucial to our communities. VERDICT Strong additions to career collections.

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