Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Animals and Nature

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Facts On File, Incorporated, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 208 pages
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A hands-on guide to rewarding careers in nature and animal care.

Whether kids enjoy the fresh air and scenery of the great outdoors or have a special bond with animals, career opportunities abound for nature and animal lovers everywhere. From animal trainers to land surveyors to veterinarians, this field opens up a world of adventurous job possibilities.

What does a career in this exciting field entail? Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Animals and Nature, Second Edition, newly redesigned and completely updated, offers kids the information they need to make smart career choices. Step-by-step self-assessment allows kids to identify their personality traits and then connect them to viable career options. Informative job profiles cover all the basics and spotlight real people working in that profession. The career discovery activities have been expanded, giving kids a fun new way to learn more about themselves and their interests.

Career profiles include:
  • Animal trainer
  • Botanist
  • Entomologist
  • Land surveyor
  • Marine biologist
  • Park ranger
  • Pet groomer
  • Veterinarian
  • and more.

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About the author (2007)

Diane Lindsey Reeves holds an undergraduate degree in elementary education, as well as a master's-level certification in applied communications. She is the author or coauthor of several books, including the Career Ideas for Teens series for Ferguson Publishing. Reeves also conducts workshops on teaching career-planning skills to students and is the founder of Bright Futures Press. She currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Lindsey Clasen is an editorial assistant and researcher for Bright Futures Press. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

Nancy Bond is the author of a number of books for young readers, including "The Voyage Begun, " a "Boston Globe"-Horn Book Award Honor Book; "A Place to Come Back To, " an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults and a Booklist Editor's Choice; and "Truth to Tell." She wrote after attending library school in a Welsh town outside of Aberstwyth, the book's setting. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts.

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