Nursing is a demanding job and requires skill, patience, and a gentle touch. Kids learn about the professionals who take care of them when they're ill and help them maintain their overall health. Exciting pictures and informative text provide readers with a new appreciation for the nurses who care for our communities. Additional features include a table of contents, informational captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, a Think-About-It section, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JNF038000, JNF000000, JNF011000|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.0|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||517440|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Hello! My Name Is Lucas
- I Could Be a Nurse!
- Learn About This Neighborhood Helper!
- Who Can Become a Nurse?
- Meet a Nurse!
- Where Can I Learn to Be a Nurse?
- What Does a Nurse Need to Do the Job?
- Where Does a Nurse Work?
- Who Works with Nurses?
- When Do ER Nurses Help People?
- I Want to Be a Nurse!
- Why Dont You Try Being a Nurse?
- Think About It
- Find Out More
Author: Cecilia Minden
Cecilia Minden, PhD, is the former director of the Language and Literacy Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is now a reading consultant for school and library publications. She earned her PhD in reading education from the University of Virginia. Cecilia and her husband Dave Cupp live outside Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They enjoy sharing their love of reading with their grandchildren, Chelsea and Qadir.
Author: Linda M. Armantrout
A noteworthy review of Community Helpers from Booklist on November 1, 2022
The Community Helpers series provides a solid starting point for young readers who are interested in exploring possible careers. Each title begins by introducing a young child who is interested in the community job discussed and encourages readers to find a professional working in the… View →