My Bookmark: Check out these career-inspired kids books at the Abington Community Library


My Bookmark - Laura Gardoski



In ‘So You Want to be an Inventor?’ by Judith St. George, available at the Abington Community Library, young readers will learn about people throughout history who contributed great inventions.


Discover careers and volunteers with these books available at the Abington Community Library:

It does not matter how old you are; you can lend a hand to help make your community a better place. Discover stories of children who knit hats for the homeless, work in a garden to grow produce for soup kitchens, and even train assistance dogs in “Can We Help?” by George Ancona.

Are you a kid who likes to tinker? “So You Want to be an Inventor?” by Judith St. George takes a look at people throughout history who contributed great inventions. If you want to be an inventor, find a need and fill it.

• If you love Minecraft, you will enjoy reading about its creator. Read “Markus ‘Notch’ Persson: Creator of Minecraft” by Tamra Orr and find out how a boy who loved computer games grew up to make his own.

Being a firefighter is tough work. Do you think you can handle it? Find out if you have what it takes to be a firefighter in “Battling Blazes” by Lisa Thompson.

Throughout the world, a red cross or red crescent is recognized as a symbol of comfort and assistance to those in need. Learn more about volunteers helping around the globe in “Red Cross and Red Crescent” by Jean F. Blashfield.

Clara Barton is one of the most famous volunteers of history. She dedicated her life to helping others, and that was most apparent as she nursed soldiers during the Civil War. Read about Clara Barton and how she founded the American Red Cross in “Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield” by the Editors of TIME for Kids.

If you are interested in a career in programming, video game creation, robotics, and more check out “So, You Want to be a Coder?” by Jane Bedell. This helpful resource is filled with fun activities, tips and advice and interviews from people working in the field today.

In ‘So You Want to be an Inventor?’ by Judith St. George, available at the Abington Community Library, young readers will learn about people throughout history who contributed great inventions.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_ABJ-Bookmark-Sept16.jpgIn ‘So You Want to be an Inventor?’ by Judith St. George, available at the Abington Community Library, young readers will learn about people throughout history who contributed great inventions.

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Laura Gardoski

Reach the Abington Journal newsroom at 570-587-1148 or news@theabingtonjournal.com.

Reach the Abington Journal newsroom at 570-587-1148 or news@theabingtonjournal.com.

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