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If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It

How 25 inspiring individuals found their dream jobs

by Colleen Nelson & Kathie MacIsaac
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: careers, school & education, inspirational & personal growth, diversity & multicultural

There is no single path to the job of your dreams.

What does it take to become a stuntperson? How does a mathematician spend her days? When does a barber become the center of a community? In this refreshing take on a careers book, meet twenty-five individuals of different backgrounds, genders, and abilities who have found their careers through a wi …

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¡Cava! ¡Descarga! ¡Construye! / Dig It! Dump It! Build It! (Spanish Edition)

edited by Parragon Books, illustrated by Tommy Doyle
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 2 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: business, careers, occupations, sounds

Let's all sing along with this sound book as we explore construction work, tools, and machines! Explore the construction site to learn about the tools and each kind of truck used to build, from bulldozers and dump trucks to jack-hammers and cement mixers. Push the audio buttons that correspond with the icons on the page - pushing buttons on books w …

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Quiero ser Veterinario

by Dan Liebman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: beginner, careers

Full color, full-page photographs throughout with straightforward and engaging text, the I Want to Be... series is an appealing and engaging introduction to a broad spectrum of occupations.

The I Want to Be... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of women and men …

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Quiero ser Policia

by Dan Liebman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: beginner, careers

Full color, full-page photographs throughout with straightforward and engaging text, the I Want to Be... series is an appealing and engaging introduction to a broad spectrum of occupations.

The I Want to Be... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of women and men …

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The Fire Station Early Reader

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: cars & trucks, humorous stories, business, careers, occupations

Classic stories from Robert Munsch in an early reader format kids will love! Text has been adapted from the originals so beginner readers can proudly say “I read this myself!”

Colorful and fun, Robert Munsch’s zany stories and Michael Martchenko’s illustrations will grab kids’ attention and keep them interested as they practice their readi …

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Quiero ser Bombero

by Dan Liebman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: beginner, careers

Full color, full-page photographs throughout with straightforward and engaging text, the I Want to Be... series is an appealing and engaging introduction to a broad spectrum of occupations.

The I Want to Be... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of women and men …

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Wednesday Wilson Fixes All Your Problems

by Bree Galbraith, illustrated by Morgan Goble
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: chapter books, business, careers, occupations, girls & women

In this second title in the early chapter book series about everyone's favorite young entrepreneur, Wednesday Wilson is only trying to help her brother when her latest business idea strikes!

Sometimes the best business ideas pop up when you least expect them. Or that's what happens to Wednesday Wilson, anyway, the morning her brother, Mister, locks …

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Dig It! Dump It! Build It!

edited by Parragon Books, illustrated by Tommy Doyle
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 2 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: business, careers, occupations, sounds, interactive adventures

Let's all sing along with this sound book as we explore construction work, tools, and machines! Explore the construction site to learn about the tools and each kind of truck used to build, from bulldozers and dump trucks to jack-hammers and cement mixers. Push the audio buttons that correspond with the icons on the page - pushing buttons on books w …

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Great Job, Dad!

by Holman Wang
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • 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), …

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Great Job, Mom!

by Holman Wang
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • 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 l …