Fall 2022


Community Helpers
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Prepare for takeoff! Being a pilot means having to stay calm under pressure and make critical decisions thousands of feet above the ground. Filled with engaging text and colorful pictures, this title takes children behind the scenes of air travel to learn about the people in control. Additional features include a table of contents, informational captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, a Think-About-It section, and an introduction to the author.

Wonder Books
Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Beginning Readers, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2023
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Wonder Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2022-08-01
BISACS JNF038000, JNF000000, JNF011000
Dewey 629.132
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 750
Guided Reading Level M
Accelerated Reader® Quiz Pending
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Hello! My Name Is Olivia
  • I Could Be a Pilot!
  • Learn About This Neighborhood Helper!
  • Who Can Become a Pilot?
  • Meet a Pilot!
  • Where Can I Learn to Be a Pilot?
  • What Does a Pilot Need to Do the Job?
  • Where Does a Pilot Work?
  • Who Works with Pilots?
  • When Does a Pilot Fly Other Planes?
  • I Want to Be a Pilot!
  • Why Dont You Try Being a Pilot?
  • Glossary
  • Think About It
  • Find Out More
  • Index
Author: Cecilia Minden

Cecilia Minden, PhD, is the former director of the Language and Literacy Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is now a reading consultant for school and library publications. She earned her PhD in reading education from the University of Virginia. Cecilia and her husband Dave Cupp live outside Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They enjoy sharing their love of reading with their grandchildren, Chelsea and Qadir.

Author: Mary Minden-Zins