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Busy Noisy Construction

edited by Cottage Door Press, by Carmen Crowe, illustrated by Tommy Doyle
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 7
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: business, careers, occupations, cars & trucks, science & technology

Bzz, bzz, bzzrt! A noisy construction crew is busy building in the neighborhood leaving lots of curious neighbors guessing what the new building will be. A toy store? A castle? A carrot café perhaps? Join panda and his animal pals as they investigate the new addition to the neighborhood while also prepping for their biggest basketball game yet. Fo …

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Teddy Bear of the Year

by Vikki VanSickle, illustrated by Sydney Hanson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, toys, dolls, puppets, business, careers, occupations

The teddy bears' picnic gets a modern twist in this warm and fuzzy picture book about a young teddy bear who learns that small acts of kindness can make a big difference.

Ollie is a regular bear with a regular job. He listens to his girl's stories about her days, he snuggles her to sleep and he is there waiting when she gets home from school. Just y …

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Rocky Waters

by Anne Laurel Carter, illustrated by Marianne Dumas
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: new experience, business, careers, occupations

Inspired by a true story, Rocky Waters is about a young boy who wants nothing more than to fish for lobster with his dad.

All day at school, Rocky stares out the window, imagining fishing boats sailing across the sky. He wants nothing more than to fish for lobster with his dad, and finally one season he’s old enough to go along.

Before dawn, Rocky …

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Kiddo

illustrated by Cynthia Nugent
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: business, careers, occupations, multigenerational, humorous stories

Katherine Wisteria Warble (otherwise known as Kiddo) knows her family depends on her for information. Kiddo devours the Town Crier newspaper for its news, contests, community events, Caring Carol's advice column and the annoying opinions of the Junior Journalist. When she grows up, she is going to be the publisher, but first she needs to wrest the …

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Clear Skies

by Jessica Scott Kerrin
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: exploration & discovery, science & technology, business, careers, occupations

As the US/Soviet Space Race heats up in 1961, eleven-year-old Arno finds his dreams of becoming an astronomer exploding like an extragalactic supernova.

It is the summer of 1961, and eleven-year-old Arno Creelman wants nothing more than to be an astronomer. His claustrophobia rules out flying in a cramped space capsule, so instead, Arno dreams of ex …

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Great Job, Mom!

by Holman Wang
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: parents, daily activities, business, careers, occupations

A contemporary felted creation celebrating Mom's many jobs from the co-creator of Cozy Classics.

Being a mom is eleven jobs in one!

This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A general who rallies the troops (or unruly kids), a curator of modern art (or finger paintings), an archeologist look …

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Great Job, Dad!

by Holman Wang
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: parents, daily activities, business, careers, occupations

A contemporary felted creation celebrating Dad's many jobs from the co-creator of Cozy Classics.

Being a dad is eleven jobs in one!

This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A receptionist scheduling important meetings (for playdates), an architect designing buildings (or pillow forts), an i …

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Félix, chasseur de dinosaures

by Alain M. Bergeron, illustrated by Mika
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: business, careers, occupations, humorous stories, school & education

Madame Isabelle est une enseignante un peu magicienne. Dans sa classe, chaque élève peut vivre une aventure dans la peau du personnage de son choix. Félix, lui, rêve de devenir chasseur de dinosaures…

Sa mission : chasser les dinosaures… avec son appareil photo pour prendre des clichés incroyables de ces créatures disparues ! Accompagné d …

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