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Title:
Working at a zoo
Author:
Knight, Bertram T.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
[New York] : Children's Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"Created and developed by the Learning Source"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
810 Lexile.
Program Information:
Reading Counts RC 3-5 3.9 2 Quiz: 33437 Guided reading level: N.
ISBN:
9780516207513

9780516203775
Format :
Book

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Eggertsville-Snyder Library QL50.5 .K65 1998 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Summary

By describing life at the Miami Metro Zoo, Working at a Zoo provides an easy-to-read introduction to a variety of careers including zoo curating, zoo keeping, and veterinary medicine. The book also describes some of the exotic animals one can visit at the Miami Metro Zoo.


Summary

The series shows the reader how people with various jobs, skills, and interests combine to form a team that can make the workplace run effectively.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 1-3-A look at a variety of careers. Scientists and other staffers at the Marine Resources Development Foundation in Key Largo, FL, are featured in Marine Institute. Zoo tells about the different employees at the Miami Zoo and how they keep the animals healthy and happy. Museum features numerous workers at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. There is great diversity in the occupations presented in each book. Full-color photos take up most of the pages; text is limited to four or five sentences per picture. Readers come away with an idea of just how many individuals are needed to run an institution. Additional purchases where needed.-Connie A. Compton, Independent School District, Carrollton, TX (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


School Library Journal Review

Gr 1-3-A look at a variety of careers. Scientists and other staffers at the Marine Resources Development Foundation in Key Largo, FL, are featured in Marine Institute. Zoo tells about the different employees at the Miami Zoo and how they keep the animals healthy and happy. Museum features numerous workers at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. There is great diversity in the occupations presented in each book. Full-color photos take up most of the pages; text is limited to four or five sentences per picture. Readers come away with an idea of just how many individuals are needed to run an institution. Additional purchases where needed.-Connie A. Compton, Independent School District, Carrollton, TX (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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