I Want to Be a FirefighterAges 6 - 7
A picture guide to the work of a firefighter, reflecting the increasing diversity in society, changing technology and the lives of adults that children come into contact with. This best-selling series of 17 titles has sold more than 800,000 copies since publication and earned excellent reviews and praise for the range of occupations it features. With vibrant colour pictures and plain text, the I Want To Be series is an appealing introduction to a broad spectrum of occupations, from Pilot to Chef to Cowboy, making them ideal for inclusion in Community Helpers and other Common Core Correlations Social Studies and Language Arts units.
New photos show Policewomen with contemporary uniforms and stateof-the-art equipment. Firefighters’ uniforms protect better; builders are women as well as men; many of the Nurses are male. This reflects the society that kids are seeing now.
Mainly, children will enjoy the I Want To Be books for the pictures, reading to themselves, seeing everyday people doing important jobs, like the adults in their family and in their dreams and aspirations.