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Poop Collectors, Armpit Sniffers, and More

The Yucky Jobs Book

Series: Yucky Science

By Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn

Would you work in a sewer? How about a hospital emergency room? There are many jobs people enjoy doing that you might think are yucky. Find out about jobs that get you dirty, like hot tar roofing, and jobs that aren’t for the faint of heart, like embalming. An accurate and engaging title that is sure to get even the most reluctant reader turning the pages.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-3316-0$27.27$20.45

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"The text. . . is both informative and humorous . . ."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2011

"These books are fun looks into the gross world around us that young readers, particularly, are obsessed with. Laughs and giggles are sure to follow when readers learn about snot, poop, and disgusting jobs."

VOYA, April 2011

"An elementary teacher might find this book useful as supplementary material for a unit about communities or careers . . . this book is an entertaining yet educational read that is sure to capture the attention of many middle readers."

Children's Literature

"Each occupation is explained in fascinating detail in clear, simple, and age-appropriate language."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, January 2011

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