New Nonfiction 2008-2009


Careers


Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Adventure and Travel by Reeves, Diane
Lindsey; Clasen, Lindsey; Bond, Nancy (ILT)
Describes occupations involving travel and adventure, including diplomat, event
planner, foreign correspondent, and international relief worker, and discusses
how to prepare for them. 2007

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Animals and Nature by Reeves, Diane
Lindsey
Profiles fifteen jobs involving animals and nature, including botanist,
entomologist, marine biologist, and zoologist, and includes self-assessment tools
to help readers recognize compatible careers. 2007

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Art by Reeves, Diane Lindsey; Clasen,
Lindsey; Bond, Nancy
Explores fifteen different career possibilities for people who have artistic interests
and aptitudes, including animator, cosmetologist, floral designer, and
photojournalist. 2007

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Computers by Reeves, Diane Lindsey
Describes computer professions such as computer game designer, systems
analyst, Webmaster and others, and provides tools and resources to help
readers choose a suitable career in this field. 2007

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Math and Money by Reeves, Diane Lindsey;
Clasen, Lindsey; Bond, Nancy (ILT)
Discusses math-related and financial careers such as actuary, banker, computer
consultant, economist, and stockbroker, and describes how to prepare for them.
2007

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Music and Dance by Reeves, Diane Lindsey;
Clasen, Lindsey; Bond, Nancy (ILT)
Describes occupations in music and dance, including choir director, costume
designer, disc jockey, music therapist, and sound engineer, and describes how to
prepare for them. 2007

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Science by Reeves, Diane Lindsey; Clasen,
Lindsey; Bond, Nancy (ILT)
Describes occupations involving science, including astronomer, chemist,
landscape architect, and pharmacist, and discusses how to prepare for them.
2007

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Sports by Reeves, Diane Lindsey; Clasen,
Lindsey; Bond, Nancy (ILT)
Describes various sports-related careers, including athletic trainer, fitness
instructor, and recreation director, and discusses how readers can select and
prepare for their desired career path. 2007

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Talking by Reeves, Diane Lindsey; Clasen,
Lindsey; Bond, Nancy (ILT)
Describes occupations for people who like to talk, including broadcaster, hotel
manager, politician, retailer, and telemarketer, and discusses how to prepare for
them. 2007

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Travel by Reeves, Diane Lindsey; Bryan,
Gayle; Bond, Nancy (ILT)
Discusses travel-related occupations such as travel agent, commercial fisher,
cruise director, interpreter, and truck driver, and describes how to prepare for
them. 2001

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Writing by Reeves, Diane Lindsey; Clasen,
Lindsey; Bond, Nancy (ILT)
Provides information on uncovering one's traits and abilities, careers in writing,
career resources, and people with writing careers. 2007

Choosing a Career by Aksomitis, Linda coming 11/1/2008

Computer Game Designer by Rauf, Don; Vescia, Monique
Provides a behind-the-scenes look at computer game design and the duties,
training, and technology involved, discusses the history of computer games, and
profiles designers and others in the industry. 2008

Sports by Ferguson
Ecourages students to use books and periodicals, Internet resources, mentors,
part-time jobs, scholarship programs, after-school programs, and summer study
opportunities to explore and prepare for their possible future career. 2007