Freaky Jobs by Diane Lindsey Reeves
  

Synopsis

Freaky Jobs by Diane Lindsey Reeves

Whether it's cracking super codes or raising worms, there isn't a typical day at the office for people who have freaky jobs. From fast-paced jobs like racecar mechanic and rodeo rider to bizarre food chef and genetic engineer, Freaky Jobs introduces young readers to a wide assortment of careers that are anything but boring. Box features provide vital statistics, trivia, trade secrets, and historical highlights. Interviews with working professionals offer a behind-the-scenes look at profiled careers. This full-color book also offers sidebars and activities as well as links to Web sites for further exploration. Jobs covered in this title include: Bizarre food chef; Circus performer; Cryptologist; Genetic engineer; Pet psychologist; Professional bull rider; Racecar mechanic; Rodeo cowboy; Tattoo artist; Taxidermist; and, Vermiculturist.

About the Author

Diane 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.

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Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Diane Lindsey Reeves
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th November 2009

ISBN

9781604131321


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