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{"id":1044381953,"title":"People You Gotta Meet Before You Grow Up","handle":"people-you-gotta-meet-before-you-grow-up","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca title=\"Author Joe Rhatigan\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/joe-rhatigan\"\u003eJoe Rhatigan\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eGet to Know the Movers and Shakers, Heroes and Hotshots in your Hometown.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt doesn’t have to be somebody well-known: some of the most important and exciting people a kid can meet live right in their hometown! These are the folks who help keep us safe, grow our food, and motivate us with their success. Discover who these world-changers are, what they do, why they’re important, and how to make contact. Using a fun and appealing notebook-style format filled with lighthearted illustrations, it identifies individuals who might be cool to meet—from farmers and travelers to local entrepreneurs, politicians, and artists. Plus, it gives inquisitive strategies, interview questions, and research ideas, along with plenty of interesting tidbits, great quotes, intriguing profiles, blogs to check out, and Q\u0026amp;As. Every child will want to explore the lives of animal rescuers, scientists, writers, crafters, chefs, engineers, and so many more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these:\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca title=\"Inventions That Could Have Changed the World... But Didn't\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/products\/inventions-that-could-have-changed-the-world-but-didnt\"\u003eInventions That Could Have Changed the World... But Didn't\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/amelia-to-zora-twenty-six-women-who-changed-the-world\" title=\"Amelia to Zora\"\u003eAmelia to Zora: Twenty-six Women Who Changed the World\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/akira-to-zoltan-twenty-six-men-who-changed-the-world\" title=\"Akira to Zoltan\"\u003eAkira to Zoltan: Twenty-six Men Who Changed the World\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/dream-big-little-scientists\"\u003eDream Big, Little Scientists\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg class=\"cvr-border-gray\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/people-you-gotta-meet-spread.jpg?9534587316571141673\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\n\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJoe Rhatigan\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJoe Rhatigan has authored more than fifteen books for children and adults, including \u003cem\u003eDon't Unravel When You Travel\u003c\/em\u003e and \u003cem\u003eOut-of-This-World Astronomy\u003c\/em\u003e. He has also produced several best-selling books and series, including \u003cem\u003e101 Places You Gotta See Before You're 12!\u003c\/em\u003e, \u003cem\u003eThe Boo Boo Book\u003c\/em\u003e, and the\u003cem\u003e My Very Favorite Art Book\u003c\/em\u003e series. Joe has been a poet, a teacher, a marketing manager, and a newspaper boy. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina with his wife and three children.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca title=\"Author Joe Rhatigan\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/joe-rhatigan\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Joe.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eKirkus Reviews\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAn upbeat guide that encourages young people to meet all sorts of community folks.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFilled with strategies for meeting everyone from actors and politicians to police officers and librarians, this book will help anyone prepare to meet and interview the \"movers and shakers, heroes and hotshots\" of the subtitle. 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The overenthusiastic use of exclamation marks in the titles of each chapter and the \"gotta\" in the title should be forgiven, as this is far above the usual fare about community helpers and careers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFuture journalists, go forth.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBooklist\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRhatigan hopes to convince young readers that heroes don't have to be famous actors, athletes, or musicians. Using a clearly defined set of strategies, he encourages children to find role models in their own community. Whether the motivation is to write an article for a school newspaper, to complete a class assignment, or simply to satisfy a kid's own curiosity, the book offers straightforward tips on arranging shadowing opportunities and interviewing people about their professional endeavors. A heavy emphasis is placed on how to properly converse with adults, and readers are encouraged to take initiative in making contact with people in their communities. Librarians, doctors, farmers, and entrepreneurs are just some of the professionals mentioned. Each visually dynamic section provides examples of notable archetypes of each profession and gives a list of web resources for further reading. 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Every child will want to explore the lives of animal rescuers, scientists, writers, crafters, chefs, engineers, and so many more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these:\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca title=\"Inventions That Could Have Changed the World... But Didn't\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/products\/inventions-that-could-have-changed-the-world-but-didnt\"\u003eInventions That Could Have Changed the World... But Didn't\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/amelia-to-zora-twenty-six-women-who-changed-the-world\" title=\"Amelia to Zora\"\u003eAmelia to Zora: Twenty-six Women Who Changed the World\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/akira-to-zoltan-twenty-six-men-who-changed-the-world\" title=\"Akira to Zoltan\"\u003eAkira to Zoltan: Twenty-six Men Who Changed the World\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/dream-big-little-scientists\"\u003eDream Big, Little Scientists\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg class=\"cvr-border-gray\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/people-you-gotta-meet-spread.jpg?9534587316571141673\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\n\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJoe Rhatigan\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJoe Rhatigan has authored more than fifteen books for children and adults, including \u003cem\u003eDon't Unravel When You Travel\u003c\/em\u003e and \u003cem\u003eOut-of-This-World Astronomy\u003c\/em\u003e. He has also produced several best-selling books and series, including \u003cem\u003e101 Places You Gotta See Before You're 12!\u003c\/em\u003e, \u003cem\u003eThe Boo Boo Book\u003c\/em\u003e, and the\u003cem\u003e My Very Favorite Art Book\u003c\/em\u003e series. Joe has been a poet, a teacher, a marketing manager, and a newspaper boy. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina with his wife and three children.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca title=\"Author Joe Rhatigan\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/joe-rhatigan\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Joe.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eKirkus Reviews\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAn upbeat guide that encourages young people to meet all sorts of community folks.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFilled with strategies for meeting everyone from actors and politicians to police officers and librarians, this book will help anyone prepare to meet and interview the \"movers and shakers, heroes and hotshots\" of the subtitle. Each chapter suggests a type of person to meet and includes strategies for finding the person, questions to ask and websites to explore. Often, the author includes an interview of his own. Teachers who want a new project to try with their older elementary students will find inspiration here. It is easy to picture a class newsletter or collaborative movie project in which each student interviews someone. The links provided will help students prepare ahead of time, and the suggested questions should keep the project focused. Adults and children alike may be surprised at the breadth of careers and activities on display. We all know what a chef or a teacher is, but how many know what an \"alternative transporter\" is? And, if you want to meet a historical re-enactor, Rhatigan has suggestions for how to find one, even in a small town. The overenthusiastic use of exclamation marks in the titles of each chapter and the \"gotta\" in the title should be forgiven, as this is far above the usual fare about community helpers and careers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFuture journalists, go forth.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBooklist\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRhatigan hopes to convince young readers that heroes don't have to be famous actors, athletes, or musicians. Using a clearly defined set of strategies, he encourages children to find role models in their own community. Whether the motivation is to write an article for a school newspaper, to complete a class assignment, or simply to satisfy a kid's own curiosity, the book offers straightforward tips on arranging shadowing opportunities and interviewing people about their professional endeavors. A heavy emphasis is placed on how to properly converse with adults, and readers are encouraged to take initiative in making contact with people in their communities. Librarians, doctors, farmers, and entrepreneurs are just some of the professionals mentioned. Each visually dynamic section provides examples of notable archetypes of each profession and gives a list of web resources for further reading. 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People You Gotta Meet Before You Grow Up

By: Joe Rhatigan

Get to Know the Movers and Shakers, Heroes and Hotshots in your Hometown.

It doesn’t have to be somebody well-known: some of the most important and exciting people a kid can meet live right in their hometown! These are the folks who help keep us safe, grow our food, and motivate us with their success. Discover who these world-changers are, what they do, why they’re important, and how to make contact. Using a fun and appealing notebook-style format filled with lighthearted illustrations, it identifies individuals who might be cool to meet—from farmers and travelers to local entrepreneurs, politicians, and artists. Plus, it gives inquisitive strategies, interview questions, and research ideas, along with plenty of interesting tidbits, great quotes, intriguing profiles, blogs to check out, and Q&As. Every child will want to explore the lives of animal rescuers, scientists, writers, crafters, chefs, engineers, and so many more.

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Joe Rhatigan

Joe Rhatigan has authored more than fifteen books for children and adults, including Don't Unravel When You Travel and Out-of-This-World Astronomy. He has also produced several best-selling books and series, including 101 Places You Gotta See Before You're 12!, The Boo Boo Book, and the My Very Favorite Art Book series. Joe has been a poet, a teacher, a marketing manager, and a newspaper boy. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina with his wife and three children.

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Kirkus Reviews

An upbeat guide that encourages young people to meet all sorts of community folks.

Filled with strategies for meeting everyone from actors and politicians to police officers and librarians, this book will help anyone prepare to meet and interview the "movers and shakers, heroes and hotshots" of the subtitle. Each chapter suggests a type of person to meet and includes strategies for finding the person, questions to ask and websites to explore. Often, the author includes an interview of his own. Teachers who want a new project to try with their older elementary students will find inspiration here. It is easy to picture a class newsletter or collaborative movie project in which each student interviews someone. The links provided will help students prepare ahead of time, and the suggested questions should keep the project focused. Adults and children alike may be surprised at the breadth of careers and activities on display. We all know what a chef or a teacher is, but how many know what an "alternative transporter" is? And, if you want to meet a historical re-enactor, Rhatigan has suggestions for how to find one, even in a small town. The overenthusiastic use of exclamation marks in the titles of each chapter and the "gotta" in the title should be forgiven, as this is far above the usual fare about community helpers and careers.

Future journalists, go forth.

Booklist

Rhatigan hopes to convince young readers that heroes don't have to be famous actors, athletes, or musicians. Using a clearly defined set of strategies, he encourages children to find role models in their own community. Whether the motivation is to write an article for a school newspaper, to complete a class assignment, or simply to satisfy a kid's own curiosity, the book offers straightforward tips on arranging shadowing opportunities and interviewing people about their professional endeavors. A heavy emphasis is placed on how to properly converse with adults, and readers are encouraged to take initiative in making contact with people in their communities. Librarians, doctors, farmers, and entrepreneurs are just some of the professionals mentioned. Each visually dynamic section provides examples of notable archetypes of each profession and gives a list of web resources for further reading. By redefining the idea of role models, this book challenges kids to be effective communicators as well as active and engaged members of their own neighborhoods.

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ISBN: 978-1-62354-004-3

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Ages: 7-10
Page count: 144
7 x 8