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Reading Level: Grades 1-2
Interest Level: Grades 1-3


Page Count: 24
Trim Size: 7″ x 9″
Dewey: 338 – 670
Series Lexile®: 400 -500
Series F&P Level: M
Correlation with National Curriculum:
CCSS RI 1.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; RI 2.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


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Essential Jobs

From food and water to medicine and electricity, communities rely on many resources to keep people healthy and safe. In this eye-opening series, young readers discover some of the workers who help provide these important resources. Each book also includes a table of contents, an On the Job special feature, quiz questions, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. This Focus Readers title is at the Pioneer level, aligned to reading levels of grades 1-2 and interest levels of grades 1-3.

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