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Work & industry / world of work (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Work & industry / world of work (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Work & industry / world of work (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Work & industry / world of work (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Best Ever Jobs In: Engineering

The Best Ever Jobs In: Engineering

Author: Rob Colson Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Will your future career be in the exciting world of engineering? This book will show you that there is so much more to engineering jobs than studying buildings. If you want to be an aerospace engineer, mess about with chemical reactions, a gadget designer, a nanoengineer designing things on a microscopic scale or even a geothermal engineer, then you're going to need to study STEM subjects at school. There are lots of careers that use engineering in one way or another and this book will open your eyes and your mind to the exciting possibilities that engineering can bring. Delve in and read about some exciting jobs that may inspire you in your future career. You never know where an engineering career will take you. You might end up at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, building a geothermal dam, working on a mega-tunnel, and your engineering designs could even end up being used at the bottom of the ocean or even in outer space. Famous and leading scientists in their fields are featured throughout. You'll also go behind the scenes with NASA, Crossrail, one of the world's largest shipyards and a geothermal power plant to discover more about how these engineers do their jobs. This series is ideal for readers aged 9+ who are considering their options at school. Many children worry about job opportunities in the future and these books highlight a great range of jobs in STEM and STEAM subject areas, which can help inspire them to think about where they want their lives to take them. Titles in the series: The Best Ever Jobs in Art The Best Ever Jobs in Engineering The Best Ever Jobs in Maths The Best Ever Jobs in Science The Best Ever Jobs in Technology

The Best Ever Jobs In: Maths

The Best Ever Jobs In: Maths

Author: Rob Colson Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Will your future career be in the exciting world of maths? This book will show you that there is so much more to a maths career than pushing buttons on a calculator and making graphs. If you want to be a sports analyst, a theme park designer, an astronomer, a climate scientist or even a video game designer, then you're going to need to study maths. There are lots of careers that use maths in one way or another and this book will open your eyes and your mind to the possibilities that maths can bring. Delve in and read about some exciting jobs that may inspire you in your future career. You never know where a maths career will take you. You might end up working with Hawk-Eye at major sporting tournaments, developing top secret AI, cracking ciphers and secret codes and you might even end up being the next Einstein. Famous and leading scientists in their fields are featured throughout. You'll also go behind the scenes with weather forecasters, roboticists and with NASA mathematicians as they build the latest space tech, so you can discover more about how they do their jobs. This series is ideal for readers aged 9+ who are considering their options at school. Many children worry about job opportunities in the future and these books highlight a great range of jobs in STEM and STEAM subject areas, which can help inspire them to think about where they want their lives to take them. Titles in the series: The Best Ever Jobs in Art The Best Ever Jobs in Engineering The Best Ever Jobs in Maths The Best Ever Jobs in Science The Best Ever Jobs in Technology

Stand Against: Poverty and Hunger

Stand Against: Poverty and Hunger

Author: Alice Harman Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2020

A young activist's guide filled with real ways to make a difference Get motivated to stand against poverty and hunger in your community and the world with this introduction to non-violent activism. Young activists: follow the practical and effective methods in this book, and help mobilise others to take care of the poorest and most marginalised people now! This highly topical series informs and educates young people on key social issues in the world today. Vibrant and clearly designed content will inspire the next generation to take peaceful action now. With knowledge and passion in their corner, young people can change the world!

Who's in Charge? Systems of Power: Saudi Arabia

Who's in Charge? Systems of Power: Saudi Arabia

Author: Sonya Newland Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2020

Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Middle East, of great strategic importance as a bridge between Europe, Africa and Asia. Its influence also hinges on two other key factors: its wealth and its religion. This book considers the history of Saudi Arabia and its rulers and discusses what makes the country unique. It looks at how the present government is structured and at the role of the royal family, and asks what the key challenges are for Saudi Arabia today, both nationally and internationally.

Who's in Charge? Systems of Power: North Korea

Who's in Charge? Systems of Power: North Korea

Author: Katie Dicker Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2020

The world's most secretive state, North Korea is a tiny nation with a big voice on the world stage. Since its foundation in 1948, it has gained both friends and foes, and over the years has become increasingly isolated from the rest of the world. Travel is restricted in and out of the country, the government tightly controls the media and an ideology of self-reliance encourages citizens to pledge allegiance to the nation. This book looks at the challenges that lie ahead for North Korea, nationally and internationally, and asks: in an ever-changing world, can North Korea sustain its reclusive identity?

Gross Jobs Working with Water and Sewers

Gross Jobs Working with Water and Sewers

Author: Nikki Bruno Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

A lot of people have to get dirty in order to keep our water clean. From city sewage workers to portable toilet cleaners, readers will learn all the dirty details of jobs working with water and sewers. They'll enjoy this high-interest topic so much they won't realize they're learning important information about STEM jobs.

Gross Jobs Working with Rubbish

Gross Jobs Working with Rubbish

Author: Nikki Bruno Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Here's to the heroes who keep our world clean. From roadkill collectors to landfill gas operators, these workers get dirty to keep us healthy and safe. Readers will explore some of the most disgusting waste-related jobs, down to the dirty details. They'll enjoy this high-interest topic so much they won't realize they're learning important information about STEM jobs.

Building a Home

Building a Home

Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Building a Home is a beautifully illustrated picture book guide to exactly how an old building can become a brand-new home. With action-packed artwork from Klas Fahlen and a gentle narrative text by Polly Faber, find out all about the people, machines, processes and tools involved in breathing new life into an old building. Packed with builders, cranes, diggers, cement mixers and a host of other exciting tools and machinery, follow a crumbling old factory on the edge of town as it goes from being an empty shell to something entirely new . . . a home.

Building a Home

Building a Home

Author: Polly Faber Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Building a Home is a beautifully illustrated picture book guide to exactly how an old building can become a brand-new home. With action-packed artwork from Klas Fahlen and a gentle narrative text by Polly Faber, find out all about the people, machines, processes and tools involved in breathing new life into an old building. Packed with builders, cranes, diggers, cement mixers and a host of other exciting tools and machinery, follow a crumbling old factory on the edge of town as it goes from being an empty shell to something entirely new . . . a home.

The Best Ever Jobs In: Science

The Best Ever Jobs In: Science

Author: Paul Mason Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Will your future career be in the exciting world of science? This book will show you that there is so much more to a science career than peering at bacteria through a microscope. If you want to be an astronaut, a crime scene investigator, a brain surgeon, a particle physicist or even a volcanologist, then you're going to need to study science at school. There are lots of careers that use science in one way or another and this book will open your eyes and your mind to the possibilities that science can bring. Delve in and read about some exciting jobs that may inspire you in your future career. You never know where a science career will take you. You might end up solving crimes, working with famous sports stars, up a mountain, under the ocean or even far out in outer space. Famous and leading scientists in their fields are featured throughout. You'll also go behind the scenes with crime scene investigators, palaeontologists, scientific photographers, food scientists and the particle physicists at CERN to discover more about how they do their jobs. This series is ideal for readers aged 9+ who are considering their options at school. Many children worry about job opportunities in the future and these books highlight a great range of jobs in STEM and STEAM subject areas, which can help inspire them to think about where they want their lives to take them. Titles in the series: The Best Ever Jobs in Art The Best Ever Jobs in Engineering The Best Ever Jobs in Maths The Best Ever Jobs in Science The Best Ever Jobs in Technology

The Best Ever Jobs In: Technology

The Best Ever Jobs In: Technology

Author: Paul Mason Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Will your future career be in the exciting world of technology? This book will show you that there is so much more to a science career than using a spanner. If you want to be an architect, a robotics expert, a space technician, a racing bike designer or even a film editor, then you're going to need a lot of technology know-how. There are lots of careers that use technology in one way or another and this book will open your eyes and your mind to the possibilities that technology can bring. Delve in and read about some exciting jobs that may inspire you in your future career. You never know where a technology career will take you. You might end up working on a blockbuster movie, working with famous sports stars, designing prosthetics to help people with disabilities to get around more easily or you might design a cutting-edge bridge or skyscraper. Famous and leading tech experts in their fields are featured throughout. You'll also go behind the scenes with architects, radiologists, racing car designers, and CGI experts to discover more about how they do their jobs. This series is ideal for readers aged 9+ who are considering their options at school. Many children worry about job opportunities in the future and these books highlight a great range of jobs in STEM and STEAM subject areas, which can help inspire them to think about where they want their lives to take them. Titles in the series: The Best Ever Jobs in Art The Best Ever Jobs in Engineering The Best Ever Jobs in Maths The Best Ever Jobs in Science The Best Ever Jobs in Technology

Gross Jobs Working with Animals

Gross Jobs Working with Animals

Author: Nikki Bruno Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Would you want to be a maggot farmer? How about a whale snot collector? Readers will learn about these disgusting animal-related jobs, down to the dirty details. They will enjoy this high-interest topic so much they won't realize they're learning important information about STEM jobs.