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Camera Operator (Cool on the Go Careers)

by Geoffrey M. Horn

Lights, camera, action! Go behind the scenes for an inside look at what it takes to be a camera operator. Camera operators help create movies, TV shows, music videos, commercials, and more. They stay on the move, from covering large sporting events to local weddings and community functions. Get the full picture about on the-job-training, internships, and entry-level jobs, such as production assistants. If you've got a sense of adventure, a career in the video and film industry might be for you.

Construction Worker (Cool Helping Careers)

by Geoffrey M. Horn

Construction Worker: Working in construction means much more than strapping on a tool belt and a hard hat. Careers in the building trades use cutting-edge methods to make the world's tallest skyscrapers, deepest tunnels, biggest stadiums, and most energy-efficient homes. In this exciting book, students follow the progress of a building - and the people responsible for building it - from the plans to the plaster. Learn how to build a career from the ground up!

Crime Scene Investigator (Cool Adventure Careers)

by Geoffrey M. Horn

The first group of titles in an ongoing series introduces students to six amazing adventure careers. Geared for reluctant readers in upper elementary school and above, each high-interest title combines easy-to-follow text with engaging on-the-job photos to spark students' interest in reading and career exploration. Each book is filled with descriptive information about the career, along with the skills and requirements needed to pursue a job in the profiled field.

Environmental Engineer (Cool Cutting Edge Careers)

by Geoffrey M. Horn

How can we keep our drinking water pure? Whats the best way to dispose of our waste? How can we limit pollution? Answering these questions is the job of environmental engineers. Using the latest technology and research, environmental engineers are changing our world. Learn about the many different jobs that make up this cutting-edge career.

FBI Agent (Cool Helping Careers)

by Geoffrey M. Horn

FBI Agent: Sound the alarm - a bank has been robbed! Get help - people are being held hostage! Look out - a dangerous criminal is on the run. Today's world demands highly trained FBI agents equipped with the skills to handle tough situations. Becoming an FBI agent means more than learning how to use firearms. FBI agents are expert investigators who locate evidence, track criminals, provide security, hunt for terrorists, and solve today's most difficult crimes.

Meteorologist (Cool Helping Careers)

by Geoffrey M. Horn

Meteorologist: Have you ever wondered how forecasters predict weather? How do they know when to issue evacuation warnings? Or how can they tell how much snow or rain will fall? Meteorologists have an important job. The information they provide not only helps people prepare for their day, but can also help save lives. Learn how these trained professionals gather data, track storms, and even fly directly into hurricanes!

Oil Rig Roughneck (Cool Adventure Careers)

by Geoffrey M. Horn

The first group of titles in an ongoing series introduces students to six amazing adventure careers. Geared for reluctant readers in upper elementary school and above, each high-interest title combines easy-to-follow text with engaging on-the-job photos to spark students' interest in reading and career exploration. Each book is filled with descriptive information about the career, along with the skills and requirements needed to pursue a job in the profiled field.

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