Police officers are some of our communities most important people. These men and women put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe and protect the people living in them. Readers learn about the life of police officers and the tough and unique tasks they face. Readers will learn what it takes to become a police officer and the paths they can take to one day have a career in law enforcement. Specialized careerssuch as crime scene investigators, detectives, and animal-focused jobsare examined in depth. The text also covers high-interest topics such as police equipment, crime fighting, and the risks and rewards that accompany this career. The main text is enriched by instructive diagrams, informative sidebars, and helpful fact boxes.
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Gr 4-6-This engaging series explores several gratifying yet dangerous careers and thrusts readers into the action from the outset. General job information, such as education and training requirements, physical characteristics, and equipment used, is interspersed with more specific data in sidebars-"A Typical Day," "Careers That Count," and "What Makes a Great..."-providing a balanced look at the risks and rewards associated with each profession. Complementing the text are dynamic color images of these highly skilled individuals in action, whether saving a struggling swimmer or helping refugees, reinforcing the message that these are the people who keep us safe. Graphic organizers, including a spread laying out the many steps needed to prepare for a meaningful career saving lives, will both inform and engage readers. VERDICT Put these titles on display-they won't stay there long.α(c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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Book Description Powerkids Pr, 2015. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111499407912
Book Description Powerkids Pr, 2015. LIB. Book Condition: Brand New. 32 pages. 11.50x8.75x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1499407912