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Title:
Construction worker
Author:
O'Connor, Rachel.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Discusses some of the jobs done by construction workers, the training and tools needed, and opportunities in the field.
Language:
English
Contents:
The people who make it happen -- The construction site -- A day on the job -- Getting into the construction industry.
Reading Level:
900 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.2 1.0 75809.

Reading Counts RC High School 6.2 4 Quiz: 34560 Guided reading level: Q.
ISBN:
9780516240893

9780516259239
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Get a behind-the-scenes view of some of the nation's most important service jobs. While they may not seem glamorous, the highly skilled workers in these professions build our homes, maintain our cars, keep our power and water running, and even nurse us back to health.


Author Notes

Rachel O'Connor is the author of several nonfiction books for children.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 5
1 The People Who Make It Happenp. 9
2 The Construction Sitep. 21
3 A Day on the Jobp. 29
4 Getting Into the Construction Industryp. 35
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 44
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48