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 Veterinary technicians on the job (Exploring Trade Jobs)
 Author: Huddleston, Emma

 Publisher:  Child's World (2020)

 Dewey: 636.089
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: 32 p., col. ill., 23 cm

 BTSB No: 469455 ISBN: 9781503835559
 Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3-7

 Subjects:
 Animal health technicians -- Vocational guidance
 Animal welfare

Price: $23.66

Summary:
Highlights the schooling, job training, and life on the job for veterinary technicians.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 4.50
   Points: .5   Quiz: 507634

Reviews:
   School Library Journal (04/01/20)
   Booklist (04/01/20)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 04/01/2020 Gr 3–6—Electrician, dental hygienist, welder, and wind turbine technician are just some of the trade jobs featured in this informative series. Each book begins with fast facts: the average salary, required training, and future outlook regarding changes in the field. The chapters describe the training and daily experiences of trade workers. Each chapter shares short tales of people on the job, making the books highly readable. VERDICT An entertaining introduction to trade jobs. - Copyright 2020 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

School Library Journal - 04/01/2020 - Copyright 2020 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

Booklist - 04/01/2020 Vet techs are to veterinarians what nurses are to doctors, and animal lovers would do well to consider this career option. Readers are greeted with a page of fast facts that break down the job’s duties, educational requirements, salary, and potential for growth. The ensuing chapters present fictional day-in-the-life accounts of different vet techs at work, folding into each scenario many factual aspects of the job, such as preparing animals for surgery, administering medicine, helping to calm scared or nervous pets, and even euthanizing animals when necessary. The book’s frequent animal photos and narrative text result in an interesting and accessible resource. Part of the Exploring Trade Jobs series (12 titles), this cleanly designed, well-organized guide allows readers to experience the challenges and rewards of working as a vet tech. - Copyright 2020 Booklist.

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