Good Reads

Community Helpers & Workers

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The Night Worker
by Kate Banks

A boy experiences firsthand just what his father does when he goes off to work each night.

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Worksong
by Gary Paulsen

There is much work to be done in a community. See the work of many individuals as they go about completing important tasks in their jobs.

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Ten in the Bed
by Jane Cabrera

Based on a popular song, animals act out different professions as they get ready for bed.

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Ribbit!: Flip and See Who Froggy Can Be

Flip the split pages to create endless styles and professions for Froggy.

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Send It
by Don Carter

Follow a package as it is delivered across the country from sender to recipient.

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People in Our Neighborhood (Songs About Community Helpers and Workers)
by Ronno

Introduce children to a variety of jobs through these catchy tunes.

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The Moon Came Down on Milk Street
by Jean Gralley

A community comes together, working as a team, to put the moon back together again.

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Crafts for Kids Who Are Learning About Community Workers
by Kathy Ross

A variety of crafts will let you act out the roles of community helpers and learn what they do.

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When I Grow Up: A Young Person's Guide to Interesting and Unusual Occupations
by Jessica Loy

Out-of-the-ordinary jobs, such as "chocolatier", are introduced, complete with descriptions and photographs.

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Everybody Works
by Shelley Rotner

Find out how everyone, even animals, have important work that contributes to society.

 

Last Updated: 10/15/09