Bomb Squad Technicians in Action

Give readers an inside look at the dangerous job of bomb squad technicians. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

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  • Fast Facts
  • Training to Be an Expert
  • Military Eod
  • Law Enforcement Bomb Squad
  • The Fbi’s Bomb Library
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey 363.17
Lexile 710
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
Guided Reading Level V
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781503816275, 9781503818262
Copyright 2017, 2017
Number of Pages 32, 32
Dimensions 6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs

A Review of "Dangerous Jobs in Action" in School Library Journal

What better way to communicate the dangers inherent in a risky occupation than by sharing the stories of real men and women at work? Job details (conditions, equipment, safety concerns, etc.) are integrated into the narrative. Deep-Sea Fishermen, Smoke Jumpers, and Oil Rig Workers also stress the importance of learning about nature and unpredictable weather systems. Captioned photos on every page show the working environs, tools, and men and women in typical work-related clothing. ‘Think About It’ sections pose open-ended questions for students to consider. VERDICT This series on high-interest jobs is notable for its emphasis on safety, teamwork, and problem-solving. A solid addition sure to entice browsers.

Author: Roberta Baxter