Reviews for Bus Drivers

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2011 Spring
Each book begins: "Going to work is an important part of life." Large text with highlighted vocabulary provides a condensed explanation of these career options. Stock photos show people at work. The education required and a brief history of each job is included. The books attempt to throw in all the nonfiction staples for beginning readers. Glos., ind. [Review covers these Going to Work: School Edition titles: Bus Drivers, Counselors, Librarians, and Nurses.] Copyright 2011 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

School Library Journal Reviews 2010 November

Gr 1-3--These narratives are simple yet informative and printed in an easy-to-read font. Each one begins with a simple introduction explaining the importance of the job. Subsequent chapters, sprinkled with "Did You Know?" sidebars, broadly explain responsibilities, requirements, and preparation, as well as what happens during a typical day in the position. A "History Lesson" in each book discusses, for example, when U.S. schools began to provide counseling and offers period photos, and a "School News" page includes brief stories and facts, such as a short profile of Laura Bush and a mention of International School Library Month in Librarians. Eye-catching pages of yellows and blues, large bold blue chapter headings, and many smiling faces of real people at work offer visual appeal. A friendly look at the tasks, responsibilities, and value of people who work in a school.

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