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Author Bedell, J. M. (Jane M.), author.

Title So, you want to work with animals? : discover fantastic ways to work with animals, from veterinary science to aquatic biology / J.M. Bedell.

Publication Info. New York : Aladdin ; Hillsboro, Oregon : Beyond Words, 2017.
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 636.0023 BED    AVAILABLE
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Description 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Be what you want series.
Contents Choosing a career working with animals -- Becoming a veterinarian -- Working with domestic animals -- Caring for wild animals -- Raising farm animals -- Tending bugs, birds, and fishes -- Protecting animals -- Training animals for entertainment -- Animals at work -- Animals and research.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Note Ages 8-12.
Audience Grades 4 to 6.
Note Grades 4 to 6.
Summary "In the tenth installment of the BE WHAT YOU WANT series, So, You Want to Work With Animals? introduces readers to the diverse fields that work hands-on with animals of all shapes, sizes, and species. From what classes to take in school to exploring what these jobs are really like--the fun stuff, the hard stuff, and even the gross stuff, this book reveals the steps it takes to pursue a childhood dream. Whether animals are big or small, domestic or wild, there are many careers that provide rewarding experiences such as: - Veterinarian - Zookeeper - Wildlife Photographer - K9 Officer - Marine Biologist - And more! In addition to tips and interviews from animal experts in professional industries, So, You Want to Work with Animals? includes inspiring stories from kids who currently work with animals as well as activities, a glossary, and resources to help kids pave the path to their dream job! Jane (J. M.) Bedell spent her childhood daydreaming in hayfields, talking to cows, and finding heroes between the pages of books. She is a full-time writer of historical fiction and nonfiction for children. She received her MFA in creative writing from Hamline University in Minnesota. She lives in rural Oregon with her husband and a plethora of animals. Visit her at jmbedell.com."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Audience 1090L Lexile
Note 1090L Lexile
Subject Animal specialists -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature.
Veterinary medicine -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature.
Zoologists -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature.
Animal welfare -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781582705965 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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