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JUVENILE PICTURE BOOKS

JPB Agee

Agee, Jon. MILO'S HAT TRICK. In the busy city, there are lots of people with hats. But there is only one guy with a bear in his hat. That's Milo. The Magician. c2001. Magicians

 

JPB Alexander

Alexander, Lloyd. THE FORTUNE-TELLERS. A carpenter in the West African country of Cameroon goes to a fortune teller and finds the predictions about his future coming true in an unusual way. c1992. Fortune Tellers

 

JPB Alexander

Alexander, Sue. MARC THE MAGNIFICENT. Marc fantasizes about his future as a world-renowned magician while trying to learn his first magic trick. c1978. Magicians

 

JPB Allard

Allard, Harry. MISS NELSON IS BACK. When their teacher has to go away for a week, the kids in room 207 plan to "really act up." c1982. Teachers

 

JPB Auch

Auch, Mary Jane. BANTAM OF THE OPERA. Luigi the rooster wins fame and fortune when the star of the Cosmopolitan Opera Company and his understudy both come down with chicken pox on the same night. c1997. Opera singers

 

JPB Baker

Baker, Keith. THE MAGIC FAN. Despite the laughter of his fellow villagers, Yoshi uses his building skills to make a boat to catch the moon, a kite to reach the clouds, and a bridge that mimics the rainbow. c1989. Builder

 

JPB Barton

Barton, Byron. I WANT TO BE AN ASTRONAUT. A young child thinks about what it would be like to be an astronaut and go out on a mission into space. c1988. Astronauts

 

JPB Bauer

Bauer, Caroline Feller. MY MOM TRAVELS A LOT. A child points out the good and the bad things about a mother's job that takes her from home a lot. [1981] Careers

 

JPB Brandenberg

Brandenberg, Alexa. CHOP, SIMMER, SEASON. The chefs at the Top Notch Restaurant prepare dinner. c1997. Chefs

 

JPB Carter

Carter, Don. SEND IT! Simple text and illustrations describe a package as it makes its way across country, from the time it is wrapped and addressed until it is delivered and opened. c2003. Postal Service

 

JPB Conrad

Conrad, Pam. CALL ME AHNIGHITO. A huge meteorite describes how it lay half-buried in Greenland for centuries until it is finally excavated by members of a Peary expedition and begins a new journey. c1995. Explorers

 

JPB Danneberg

Danneberg, Julie. FIRST DAY JITTERS. Sarah is afraid to start at a new school, but both she and the reader are in for a surprise when she gets to her class. c2000. Teachers

 

JPB Desimini

Desimini, Lisa. POLICEMAN LOU AND POLICEMAN SUE. Two police officers have a quiet day keeping the streets of their town safe by rescuing a lost dog, writing tickets, and helping people to cross the street, but when a theft occurs, they jump into action. c2003. Police

 

JPB Dupasquier

Dupasquier, Philippe. DEAR DADDY… The top portion of each double page spread shows Sophie's father on a long sea voyage, while the bottom portion shows her activities at home as she is describing them in a series of letters. c1985. Careers

 

JPB Freeman

Freeman, Don. MOP TOP. An almost-six-year-old with a mass of floppy red hair tries to postpone the inevitable trip to Mr. Barberoli's barber shop. c1955. Barbers

 

JPB Goffstein

Goffstein, M. B. AN ACTOR. A small actor presents himself to the audience and shows the roles he plays on stage. c1987. Actors

 

JPB Gray

Gray, Rita. EASY STREET. Relates, in rhyming verse, how dump trucks and paving machines layer and compact hot asphalt to make a street. c2006. Construction workers

 

JPB Greeson

Greeson, Janet. THE STINGY BAKER. A stingy baker who offends a mysterious old woman suffers misfortune in his business, until he discovers what happens when generosity replaces greed. c1990. Bakers

 

JPB Heath

Heath, Amy. SOFIE'S ROLE. On the day before Christmas, Sofie makes her big debut serving customers in her family's busy Broadway Bakery. Includes recipes on lining papers. c1992. Bakers

 

JPB Hest

Hest, Amy. THE RING AND THE WINDOW SEAT. Although she has been saving for a ring, Stella decides to give her bundle of nickels to a carpenter who is trying to rescue his little girl from a war-torn country. c1990. Carpenters

 

JPB Hoff

Hoff, Syd. ARTURO'S BATON. When an orchestra conductor misplaces his baton and feels he can not work without it, he learns that it is his own talents, not a little stick, that make him famous. c1995. Conductors

 

JPB Holabird

Craig, Helen. ANGELINA BALLERINA. Angelina loves to dance and wants to become a ballerina more than anything else in the world. c2000. Dancers

 

JPB Johnson

Johnson, Angela. I DREAM OF TRAINS. The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones. c2003. Train engineers

 

JPB Kraus

Kraus, Robert. OWLIVER. Although each of his parents expects him to be different things when he grows up, a little owl decides for himself what to be. [1980] c1974. Careers

 

JPB Kunhardt

Kunhardt, Edith. I WANT TO BE A FIRE FIGHTER. A little girl whose father is a volunteer fire fighter tells about his work and her own ambitions to fight fires. c1989. Fire fighters

 

JPB Leaf

Leaf, Margaret. THE EYES OF THE DRAGON. An artist agrees to paint a dragon on the wall of a Chinese village, but the mayor's insistence that he paint eyes on the dragon has amazing results. c1987. Artists

 

JPB Lewis

Lewis, J. Patrick. THE MOONBOW OF MR. B. JONES. A new boy in a small mountain village tries to discredit the old peddler who sells magic jars of sundrops, moonbows, and the like; but though he drives the old man away, something remarkable does happen in the sky. c1992. Peddlers

 

JPB Lyon

Lyon, George Ella. MAMA IS A MINER. A mother describes her job working as a miner. c1994. Miners

 

JPB Miller

Miller, Margaret. WHOSE HAT? Presents color photographs of hats that represent various occupations including a chef's cap, construction worker's helmet, magician's hat, and a firemans's hat. c1988. Careers

 

JPB Mitchell

Mitchell, Margaree King. UNCLE JED'S BARBERSHOP. Despite serious obstacles and setbacks Sarah Jean's Uncle Jed, the only black barber in the county, pursues his dream of saving enough money to open his own barbershop. c1993. Barbers

 

JPB Miura

Miura, Taro. TOOLS. A wonderful tour of a variety of jobs and the tools they use to fix, build, and create. c2006. Careers

 

JPB Moss

Moss, Marissa. REGINA'S BIG MISTAKE. When told to draw a jungle in art class, Regina experiences feelings of failure and creative insecurity, but manages to create a beautiful picture that's all her own. c1990. Artists

 

JPB Pinkwater

Pinkwater, Daniel Manus. AUNT LULU Tired of working as a librarian in Alaska, Aunt Lulu takes her sled and her fourteen Huskies and moves to Parsippany, New Jersey. c1988. Librarians

 

JPB Polacco

Polacco, Patricia. THANK YOU MR. FALKER. At first, Trisha loves school, but her difficulty learning to read makes her feel dumb, until, in the fifth grade, a new teacher helps her understand and overcome her problem. c1998. Teachers

 

JPB Raschka

Raschka, Christopher. MYSTERIOUS THELONIOUS. Matches the tones of the diatonic scale to the values of the color wheel in presenting a portrait of the work of the Afro- American jazz musician and composer of "Mysterioso." c1997. Musicians

 

JPB Ray

Ray, Mary Lyn. BASKET MOON. After hearing some men call his father and him hillbillies on his first trip into the nearby town of Hudson, a young boy is not so sure he still wants to become a basket maker. c1999. Basket makers

 

JPB Rendal

Rendal, Justine. THE DANCING CAT. A toy cat realizes her dream of becoming a dancer. c1991. Dancers

 

JPB Rey

Rey, Margret. CURIOUS GEORGE AT EH FIRE STATION. Curious George sets off a false alarm while visiting the fire station but redeems himself by rescuing a Dalmatian puppy. c1985. Fire fighters

 

JPB Rogers c.2

Rogers, Fred. GOING TO THE DOCTOR. Describes what a child can expect to see and do on a visit to the doctor's office. c1986. Doctors

 

JPB Schotter

Schotter, Roni. DREAMLAND. As it gradually gets harder to make a living, Uncle Gurney leaves his family and the tailoring business and heads West with his nephew Theo's drawings to complete a mysterious project. c1996. Tailors

 

JPB Sis

Sis, Peter. FIRE TRUCK. Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck, with one driver, two ladders, three hoses, and ten boots. opens into a three-page spread. c1998. Fire fighters

 

JPB Slate

Slate, Joseph. MISS BINDERGARTEN CELEBRATES THE FIRST DAY OF KINDERGARTEN. Miss Bindergarten and her class celebrate the last day of kindergarten with a party and good wishes. c2005. Teachers

 

JPB Slobodkina

Slobodkina, Esphyr. CAPS FOR SALE: A TALE OF A PEDDLER, SOME MONKEYS, AND THEIR MONKEY BUSINESS. A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree. c1968. Peddlers

JPB Smith

Smith, Lane. GLASSES: WHO NEEDS 'EM? A boy is unhappy about having to wear glasses, until his doctor provides an imaginative list of well-adjusted eyeglass wearers. c1991. Eye Doctors

 

JPB Steig

Steig, William. DOCTOR DE SOTO. Dr. De Soto, a mouse dentist, copes with the toothaches of various animals except those with a taste for mice, until the day a fox comes to him in great pain. c1982. Dentists

 

JPB Stowell

Stowell, Penelope. THE GREATEST POTATOES. In an effort to serve the perfect fried potato dish to the famous but fussy Cornelius Vanderbilt at the Moon's Lake Lodge House Restaurant in 1853, fry cook George Crum invents the potato chip. Based on true events. c2005. Cooks

 

JPB Wandro

Wandro, Mark. MY DADDY IS A NURSE. Describes the work of men with ten occupations traditionally reserved for women: nurse, flight attendant, homemaker, dental hygienist, weaver, children's librarian, telephone operator, ballet dancer, office worker, and preschool teacher. c1981. Nurses

 

JPB Weller

Weller, Frances Ward. RIPTIDE. Zach's dog Riptide loves the sea and proves himself worthy of being the nineteenth lifeguard on Cape Cod's Nauset Beach. c1990. Lifeguards

 

JPB Williams

Williams, Suzanne. LIBRARY LIL. A formidable librarian makes readers not only out of the once resistant residents of her small town, but out of a tough-talking, television-watching motorcycle gang as well. c1997. Librarians

 

JPB Wilson

Wilson, Sarah. GARAGE SONG. A boy spends a day watching the men work at a busy service station. c1991. Auto Repair

 

JPB Worthington

Worthington, Phoebe. TEDDY BEAR POSTMAN. Presents the activities of Teddy Bear Postman on the day before Christmas, as he does his best to make sure everyone gets letters and packages before the holiday. c1981. Letter carriers

 

JPB Yee

Yee, Wong Herbert. FIREMAN SMALL. Every time he gets into bed, Fireman Small is called to rescue some animal in trouble. c1994. Fire fighters

 

JPB Yee

Yee, Wong Herbert. FIREMAN SMALL--FIRE DOWN BELOW! Having gone to the Pink Hotel to get some sleep, Fireman Small detects a fire there and saves its animal guests. c2001. Fire fighters

 

JPB Yee

Yee, Wong Herbert. THE OFFICER'S BALL. Although Sergeant Hippo is nervous about attending the Officer's Ball, the practice he has done while on duty pays off at the dance. 1997. Police

 

JPB Yorinks

Yorinks, Arthur. BRAVO, MINSKI. Minski travels across Europe inventing wonderful things, till at last he accomplishes his proudest achievement. c1988. Inventors

 

JPB Zalben

Zalben, Jane Breskin. BUSTER GETS BRACES. After being fitted with braces, Buster copes with having to eat mushy foods and hearing his sister's teasing. c1992. Dentists

 


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE NONFICTION

 

YP 331.7 S385co

Schwager, Tina. COOL WOMEN, HOT JOBS--AND HOW YOU CAN GO FOR IT, TOO! Profiles twenty-two women and the jobs they do, from choreographer to FBI agent, describing their education, duties, personality traits, and other factors in their career success, and gives specific ways to determine one's own future work. c2002. Vocational guidance for women

 

YP 331.702 E96 2003

JIST Works. .EXPLORING CAREERS: A YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO JOBS. c2003

 

YP 331.702 F239am

Farr, J. Michael. AMERICA'S TOP 101 COMPUTER AND TECHNICAL JOBS: DETAILED INFORMATION ON MAJOR JOBS AT ALL LEVELS OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING. c2004. Computer science -- Vocational guidance

 

YP 331.702 H816wh

Horowitz, Jennifer A. WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH A MAJOR IN EDUCATION?: REAL PEOPLE, REAL JOBS, REAL REWARDS. c2005.

 

YP 331.702 P142co

Paige, Joy. COOL CAREERS WITHOUT COLLEGE FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE TO BUILD THINGS. Plumber; Carpenter, Sculptor, Construction worker, Auto mechanic, Gardener, Doll maker, Tool and die maker, Shoe industry worker, Electrician, Jeweler and Jewelry repairer, Tailor and dressmaker. c2002. Careers

 

YP 331.702 T497co

Thornburg, Linda. COOL CAREERS FOR GIRLS IN CYBERSECURITY AND NATIONAL SAFETY. Profiles ten women who work as security manager, combat casualty care and emergency response researcher, computer network security specialist, federal information security specialist, cyber smuggling analyst, military security engineer, security consultant and author, computer security entrepreneur, mechanical engineer, and corporate security analyst. c2003.

 

J 363.2 R964ae

Russell, Joan Plummer. AERO AND OFFICER MIKE: POLICE PARTNERS. A photo essay about a police dog and his human partner at work and play. c2001. Police

 

J 363.2 S634r

Slobodkin, Louis. READ ABOUT THE POLICEMAN. [1966] Police

 

YP 370.23 C271

J.G. Ferguson Publishing Company. CAREERS IN FOCUS. EUCATION. 2nd ed. Defines the top eighteen careers in education, discussing the nature of the work, educational or training requirements, getting started, advancement possibilities, salary, employment outlook, and sources of more information. c2004.

 

J 372.11 V878me

Vogel, Elizabeth. MEET MY TEACHER. Briefly explains what a teacher does at school. c2002. Teachers

 

J 388.324 B775da

Bourne, Miriam Anne. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CROSS-COUNTRY TRUCKER. Follows a truck driver through his day as he communicates with the dispatcher, inspects and loads his truck for a cross-country trip, talks on the CB radio, and makes rest stops. c1988. Truck Drivers

 

J 398.22 K29pa

Kellogg, Steven. PAUL BUNYAN, A TALL TALE. Recounts the life of the extraordinary lumberjack whose unusual size and strength brought him many fantastic adventures. c1984. Loggers

 

J 551 C689ma

Cole, Joanna. THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: INSIDE THE EARTH. On a special field trip in the magic school bus, Ms Frizzle's class learn at first hand about different kinds of rocks and the formation of the earth. c1987. Geologists

 

J 621.3 O96el

Overcamp, David. ELECTRICIAN. Discusses some of the jobs done by electricians, the training and tools needed, and opportunities in the field. c 2004. Electricians

 

J 628.44 S559wh

Showers, Paul. WHERE DOES THE GARBAGE GO? Explains how people create too much waste and how waste is now recycled and put into landfills. c1994. Refuse disposal workers

 

J 628.92 R892fi

Royston, Angela. FIRE FIGHTER! Describes a day in the life of a fire fighter. c1998. Fire Fighters

 

J 629.28 W424au

Weintraub, Aileen. AUTO MECHANIC. Provides information about the work done by auto mechanics. Also has resources, an index and a glossary. c2004. Auto Mechanics

 

J 636 W181an

Walker-Hodge, Judith. ANIMAL HOSPITAL. When two children find an injured duck and take it to a veterinarian at an animal hospital, they learn about the work of the hospital and of the doctor as she cares for the duck and other animals. c1999. Veterinarian

 

J 639.2 K64da

Klein, John F. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A COMMERCIAL FISHERMAN. Follows a commercial fisherman through his day as he prepares his boat for a two-week fishing trip, leaves port in the Gulf of Mexico, operates navigational equipment and a sonar "fish finder," and unloads the day's catch. c1988. Fishermen

 

J 639.22 S286li

Scarry, Huck. LIFE ON A FISHING BOAT: A SKETCHBOOK. Records the author's journeys on fishing boats in waters of the world from the North Sea to the North Atlantic and describes the various kinds of fishing boats and the daily lives of the people who live on them. c1983. Fishermen

 

YP 745.2 H243be

Hannah, Bruce. BECOMING A PRODUCT DESIGNER: A GUIDE TO CAREERS IN DESIGN. Provides a clear and concise survey of the product design field and gives advice for navigating a successful careerc2004. Designers

 

YP 775 B585ki

Bidner, Jenni. THE KIDS' GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY: HOW TO SHOOT, SAVE, PLAY WITH & PRINT YOUR DIGITAL PHOTOS. Provides information that will allow the younger reader to get the most out of taking pictures the digital way. c2004. Photographers

 

YP 650.14 E56be

Enelow, Wendy S. BEST RESUMES FOR PEOPLE WITHOUT A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE. Containing over 60 resumes spanning a variety of professions and industries and written by professional resume writers. c2004

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J 696.1 F892pl

Frew, Katherine. PLUMBER. Introduces the profession of plumbing, including its history, tools, typical jobs, importance to public health, and areas of specialization. c2004. Plumbers

 

J 808.068 C554wh

Christelow, Eileen. WHAT DO AUTHORS DO? c1995. Authors

 

J 92 A615br

Brighton, Catherine. THE FOSSIL GIRL: MARY ANNING'S DINOSAUR DISCOVERY. In simple cartoon style, tells the story of a twelve-year-old English girl's discovery in 1811 of an ichthyosaurus skeleton. c1999. Archeologists

 

J 92 B477ma

Martin, Jacqueline Briggs. SNOWFLAKE BENTLY. A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations. c1998. Photographers

 

J 92 B775d

Daffron, Carolyn. MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE. A biography of the woman who became a staff photographer for Life magazine and served overseas as a correspondent during World War II and the Korean War. c1988. Photographers

 

J 92 E12p

Pearce, Carol A. AMELIA EARHART. Traces the life of the pilot who, among other achievements, became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. c1988. Pilots

 

J 92 E46pi

Pinkney, Andrea Davis. DUKE ELLINGTON: THE PIANO PRINCE AND HIS ORCHESTRA. A brief recounting of the career of this jazz musician and composer who, along with his orchestra, created music that was beyond category. c1998. Musicians

 

J 92 J71ev

Everett, Gwen. LI'L SIS AND UNCLE WILLIE: A STORY BASED ON THE LIFE AND PAINTINGS OF WILLIAM JOHNSON. Surveys the life of African-American artist William H. Johnson as his young niece might have told it. The artist's paintings provide the illustrations. c1991. Artists

 

J 92 L817d

Dunnahoo, Terry. BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT: THE STORY OF BELVA ANN LOCKWOOD. A biography of Belva Ann Lockwood, fighter for women's rights, who became the first woman to practice law before the Supreme Court and to plead the first case for a Negro there. c1974. Lawyers

 

YP 92 P598fe

Ferris, Jeri. NATIVE AMERICAN DOCTOR: THE STORY OF SUSAN LAFLESCHE PICOTTE. A biography of the young Omaha Indian woman who became the first Native American woman to graduate from medical school. c1991. Doctors

 

J 92 R621wi

Winter, Jonah. DIEGO Discusses the childhood of Diego Rivera and how it influenced his art. c1991. Artists

 

J 92 S841ca

Carlson, Laurie M. BOSS OF THE PLAINS: THE HAT THAT WON THE WEST. The story of John Stetson and how he came to create the most popular hat west of the Mississippi. c1998. Hatters

 

YP 92 T179so

Somervill, Barbara A. IDA TARBELL: PIONEER INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER. Follows the life of Ida Tarbell, from her childhood among the oil fields of western Pennsylvania through her career as a biographer and investigative journalist. c2002. Writers

 

 


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE FICTION

 

J A547go

Anderson, Janet. GOING THROUGH THE GATE. The five sixth-grade students in a small town prepare for their teacher's annual graduation ceremony, a mysterious ritual that several generations of students have experienced but no one can discuss. c1997. Teachers

 

J A596ca

Anholt, Laurence. CAMILLE AND THE SUNFLOWERS: A STORY ABOUT VINCENT VAN GOGH. Despite the derision of their neighbors, a young French boy and his family befriend the lonely painter who comes to their town and begin to admire his unusual paintings. Real people depicted in some of van Gogh's paintings are interwoven in the story. c1994. Artists

 

YP B344ho

Bauer, Joan. HOPE WAS HERE. When sixteen-year-old Hope and the aunt who has raised her move from Brooklyn to Mulhoney, Wisconsin, to work as waitress and cook in the Welcome Stairways diner, they become involved with the diner owner's political campaign to oust the town's corrupt mayor. c2000. Waitresses

 

J B728go

Borden, Louise. GOOD LUCK, MRS. K! All the students in the third grade are affected when their beloved teacher, Mrs. Kempczinski, is suddenly hospitalized with cancer. c1999. Teachers

 

J B993g

Byars, Betsy Cromer. THE GLORY GIRL. Anna Glory, the one non-singing member of a gospel-singing family, feels left out, like her misfit Uncle Newt, until the day the family bus is involved in a terrible accident. c1983. Singers

 

J C699ja

Collier, James Lincoln. THE JAZZ KID. Playing the coronet is the first thing that twelve-year-old Paulie Horvath has taken seriously, but his obsession with becoming a jazz musician leads him into conflict with his parents and into the tough underworld of Chicago in the 1920s. c1994. Musicians

 

YP C811ra

Cormier, Robert. THE RAG AND BONE SHOP: A NOVEL. Trent, an ace interrogator from Vermont, works to procure a confession from an introverted twelve-year-old accused of murdering his seven-year-old friend in Monument, Massachusetts. c2001. Police

 

J D199ca

Danziger, Paula. THE CAT ATE MY GYM: A NOVEL. When the unconventional English teacher who helped her conquer many feelings of insecurity is fired, a junior high school student uses her newfound courage to campaign for the teacher's reinstatement. [c1974] Teachers

 

J D378ar

Demi. THE ARTIST AND THE ARCHITECT. In ancient China a jealous artist plots to eliminate the favorite architect of the emperor. c1991. Architects

 

YP F299la

Feinstein, John. LAST SHOT: A FINAL FOUR MYSTERY. Steven Thomas is one of two lucky winners of the U.S. Basketball Writer's Association's contest for aspiring journalists. His prize? A trip to New Orleans and a coveted press pass for the Final Four.c2005. Journalists

 

J H681ji

Hoban, Russell. JIM'S LION. A young boy who is afraid of the operation that can help him get well learns to overcome his fear with the help of a caring nurse. c2001. Nurses

 

J J73e

Johnston, Janet. ELLIE BRADER HATES MR.G. Compared to nice Ms. Simpson, Mr. Garrett, Ellie's substitute teacher, seems mean and unfair, until his handling of several class crises changes Ellie's feelings towards him. [1991] Teachers

 

J K65ma

Kline, Suzy. MARVIN AND THE MEAN WORDS. Marvin overhears remarks made by his second-grade teacher and is sure she hates him. c1997. Teachers

 

J L345ma

Lasky, Kathryn. MARVEN OF THE GREAT NORTH WOODS. When his Jewish parents send him to a Minnesota logging camp to escape the influenza epidemic of 1918, ten-year-old Marven finds a special friend. c1997. Loggers

J M827to

Mora, Pat. TOMAS AND THE LIBRARY LADY. While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomas finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library. c1997. Librarians

 

J M851bo

Morgenstern, Susie Hoch. A BOOK OF COUPONS. Elderly Monsieur Noel, the very unconventional new eighth-grade teacher, gives coupon books for such things as dancing in class and sleeping late, which are bound to get him in trouble with the military discipline of Principal Incarnation Perez. c2001. Teachers

 

YP P367he

Peck, Richard. HERE LIES THE LIBRARIAN. Fourteen-year-old Eleanor "Peewee" McGrath, a tomboy and automobile enthusiast, discovers new possibilities for her future after the 1914 arrival in her small Indiana town of four young librarians. c2006. Librarians

 

YP P367te

Peck, Richard. THE TEACHER'S FUNERAL: A COMEDY IN THREE PARTS. In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean, old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies." c2004. Teachers

 

YP R263gh

Ray, Delia. GHOST GIRL: A BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN STORY. Eleven-year-old April is delighted when President and Mrs. Hoover build a school near her Madison County, Virginia, home but her family's poverty, grief over the accidental death of her brother, and other problems may mean that April can never learn to read from the wonderful teacher, Miss Vest. c2003. Teachers

 

YP Y47co

Yep, Laurence. THE COOK'S FAMILY. As her parents' arguments become more frequent, Robin looks forward to the visits that she and her grandmother make to Chinatown, where they pretend to be an elderly cook's family, giving Robin new insights into her Chinese heritage. c1998 Cooks

    

 


PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

 

P.R. 370.113 C431gr

Chacon, Rick. GROCERY BAG ART: CAREERS. Contains patterns for paper bag costumes representing an astronaut, business person, tennis player, construction worker, firefighter, police officer, nurse and chef/baker. c1985. Occupations

 

P.R. 371.425 O93ca

Ourth, John. CAREER CARAVAN. c1979. Occupations

 

P.R. 741.64 M322wa

Marcus, Leonard S. WAYS OF TELLING: CONVERSATIONS ON THE ART OF THE PICTURE BOOK. A collection of interviews with fourteen artists and writers of picture books who, regardless of their country of origin, have had a major impact in the United States. c2002. Illustrators & Writers

 

 


MEDIA

 

VCR D637de

DOCTOR DE SOTO [video-recording] (10 min.) Weston Woods, c1984. Dr. De Soto, a mouse dentist, copes with the toothaches of various animals except those with a taste for mice, until the day a fox comes to him in great pain. Dentists

 

VCR 020.23 M479

ME? A LIBRARIAN? [video-recording] (10:00) Glazen Creative, [1998?] + 1 student guide + 1 instructor video guide. Position yourself for success by considering becoming a librarian/information specialist. Young people present their ideas of librarians and librarians discuss what they like about their jobs. Librarians

 

VCR 331.4 W926 2000

WORK TALK: WOMEN IN NONTRADITIONAL CAREERS IN THEIR OWN WORDS. [video-recording] (15 min.) + 1 resource guide. Women in nontraditional careers discuss the problems and achievements related to a variety of job choices. c2000.

 

VCR 387.7 B592

THE BIG PLANE TRIP. [video-recording] (45 min.) Little Mammoth Media, c1994. Goes through pilot training, visits the control tower and shows how many people it takes to make a big plane work. Includes a child's mini-tour of Switzerland. Airport workers

 

 

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