A sleek jet shoots through the sky, looking for enemy planes. The pilot in the cockpit has been through countless flight hours and training to reach this point. This high-interest title examines a career as a fighter pilot, from education and training to required gear and skills. A career path sidebar charts a pilot’s journey, while a daily checklist moves the reader through a typical day. Young readers can find out if they have what it takes to soar in this exciting read.
Lights, camera, and a lot of action! Stunt performers throw themselves into danger every day. But each move is carefully planned to be as safe as possible. Find out what an average day looks like for stunt performers, and the skills and crews they need to keep themselves safe in the face of danger. Sidebars introduce a leader in the field as well as the training and experience needed to succeed. Get ready to live life on the edge in this this title for striving readers!
Many kids dream of playing major league baseball. But what sets professional players apart? This high-interest title takes readers through the life of a baseball player, from practices to games on the road, and outlines the path to playing professional ball. Informative sidebars highlight required experience and traits, outline a game day checklist, and introduce a famous player. Are you ready for the big leagues?
Do you have what it takes to call the shots? Directors are involved with all the decisions for a movie, from costumes and music to casting and editing. Learn about what fills their jam-packed days and who supports them on set in this high-interest title. Features highlight education and qualities needed to succeed as well as common career paths to reach the top. This engaging read lets striving readers peek behind the scenes of a movie set and see what happens when the camera isn’t rolling!
The flag goes down and the cars accelerate down the track. But what do race car drivers do when they aren’t racing? This high-interest title shows how drivers work with their race team, check and test their car, prepare their gear, and perform other tasks before race day. . A narrative opening places the reader in the driver’s seat, while other features introduce the profile of a top driver and offer a career path for racing hopefuls. Step on the gas toward the future with this fast-paced read!
Have you ever wanted to visit outer space? It takes a lot of work to get ready for the journey, and there’s even more work when you get there! Find out what it takes to become an astronaut, and as well as the qualities and training needed. Features outline a day’s activities, chart a career path, and profile an important person in the field. Readers will snap up this high-interest title about a job that is truly out of this world!
Learn what it takes to become an aircraft pilot in the U.S. military.