Carpenters on the Job
From the Set Exploring Trade Jobs
Highlights the schooling, job training, and life on the job for carpenters. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and an index.
- Fast Facts
- The Apprentice
- Finding Solutions
- Trimming and Fitting
- An Experienced Carpenter
- Think About It
- To Learn More
- Selected Bibliography
- About the Author
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.4|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||32, 32|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9|
A noteworthy review of Exploring Trade Jobs from School Library Journal on April 1, 2020
Electrician, dental hygienist, welder, and wind turbine technician are just some of the trade jobs featured in this informative series. Each book begins with fast facts: the average salary, required training, and future outlook regarding changes in the field. The chapters describe the training and daily experiences of trade workers. Each chapter shares short tales of people on the job, making the books highly readable. VERDICT An entertaining introduction to trade jobs.
Author: Janie Havemeyer
Janie Havemeyer is an author of many books for young readers. She lives in San Francisco, California, and has visited Angel Island. Janie loves history and learning about the lives of other people. For many years she taught California history to third graders. She is a graduate of Middlebury College and Bank Street College of Education.