For those kids who love animals, this book will introduce them to everything involved with a veterinary career. It is filled with exciting photos and interesting facts about the many different kinds of vets, how veterinary science began, and where it is headed.
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Stephanie Maze is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in many magazines, including National Geographic, Newsweek, and Time. She is principal of Maze Productions, Inc., and lives in Washington, D.C.From School Library Journal:
Grade 4-7. These series titles feature beautiful full-color photographs and uncluttered, informative texts. Both define difficult terms and have two-page sections giving interesting facts about the professions. Veterinarian provides an overview of where vets work, including those who make housecalls or work at zoos, and interesting facts on holistic veterinary medicine. One double-page spread is devoted to famous veterinarians, and another to specialized vocabulary that includes terms like "hoof nipper." Astronaut introduces readers to the idea of a career in the space program with sections on space camps, training, and education. A section also discusses the Challenger Center Program founded by the families of the Challenger crew who died in the 1986 explosion. Attractive additions.?Denise Furgione, Atlantic County Library, Mays Landing,
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Book Description Harcourt Children's Books, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110152012966