I Want To Be A Veterinarian

Paperback | April 20, 1999

byStephanie Maze

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Ideal for kids who love animals, this book explores the many interesting facets of a veterinary career. Exciting full-color photographs complement intriguing facts about the many different kinds of vets, how veterinary science began, and its future.

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As they get older, kids have tons of ideas of what they want to be when they grow up. Let them know what’s out there in terms of careers if they love animals. They’ll find out what kind of things you can do if you’re a vet so and if it’s something they really want to do. Stephanie Maze also includes background on how veterinary science...

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Ideal for kids who love animals, this book explores the many interesting facets of a veterinary career. Exciting full-color photographs complement intriguing facts about the many different kinds of vets, how veterinary science began, and its future.

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.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 10.75 × 9 × 0.26 inPublished:April 20, 1999Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152019650

ISBN - 13:9780152019655

Appropriate for ages: 7

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As they get older, kids have tons of ideas of what they want to be when they grow up. Let them know what’s out there in terms of careers if they love animals. They’ll find out what kind of things you can do if you’re a vet so and if it’s something they really want to do. Stephanie Maze also includes background on how veterinary science began in the beautifully photographed I Want To Be A Veterinarian.

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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,