Our Books – Choose a Career Adventure

It’s one thing for students to read about cool careers that other people do. It’s another thing to actually put them right in the middle of all the action.

Using kid-friendly vignettes, Choose a Career Adventure introduces what many middle grade readers might understandably consider “awesome in easy-to-understand terms that puts them within reach. Encouraging big dreams, each chapter makes a case for the learning and skills it takes to make those dreams come true. Through interactive elements and relevant web links, readers find real-life proof that cool careers exist and get a chance to see themselves doing them.

Readers can choose a single title of interest or schools can use the entire series as part of a robust career education curriculum:

  • Choose a Career Adventure: Broadway
  • Choose a Career Adventure: Cruise Ship
  • Choose a Career Adventure: Hollywood
  • Choose a Career Adventure: Military
  • Choose a Career Adventure: NASA
  • Choose a Career Adventure: Olympics
  • Choose a Career Adventure: Super Bowl
  • Choose a Career Adventure: White House
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Choose a Career Adventure: Broadway

What do people do on Broadway? Readers pick from six different scenarios and experience “next best thing to being there yourself” opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent research.

Readers explore what it’s like to be a:


  • Director
  • Music Director
  • Producer
  • Set Designer
  • Stage Actor
  • Stage Manager

Then they write their own career adventure!

Choose a Career Adventure: Cruise Ship

What do people do on cruise ships? Readers pick from six different scenarios and experience “next best thing to being there yourself” opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent research.

Readers explore what it’s like to be a:


  • Captain
  • Chief Purser
  • Chief Radio Officer
  • Cruise Director
  • Ship Engineer
  • Steward

Then they write their own career adventure!

Choose a Career Adventure: Hollywood

What do people do in Hollywood? Readers pick from six different scenarios and experience “next best thing to being there yourself” opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent research.

Readers explore what it’s like to be a:


  • Actor
  • Camera Operator
  • Costume Designer
  • Director
  • Special Effects Artist
  • Stunt Person

Then they write their own career adventure!

Choose a Career Adventure: Military

What do people do in the military? Readers pick from six different scenarios and experience “next best thing to being there yourself” opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent research.

Readers explore what it’s like to be a:


  • Air Force Pilot
  • Army Cyber Officer
  • Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer
  • Deputy Secretary of Defense
  • Marine Raider
  • Navy Submarine Sonar Technician

Then they write their own career adventure!

Choose a Career Adventure: NASA

What do people do at NASA (and in outer space)? Readers pick from six different scenarios and experience “next best thing to being there yourself” opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent research.

Readers explore what it’s like to be a:


  • Astronaut
  • Intergalatic Chef
  • Mars Rover Driver
  • Mission Control Operator
  • Rocket Scientist
  • Space Suit Designer

Then they write their own career adventure!

Choose a Career Adventure: Olympics

What do people do at the Olympics? Readers pick from six different scenarios and experience “next best thing to being there yourself” opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent research.

Readers explore what it’s like to be a:


  • Graphic Designer
  • Gymnast
  • Ice Hockey Player
  • National Team Director
  • Venue Director
  • Volunteer Director

Then they write their own career adventure!

Choose a Career Adventure: Super Bowl

What do people do at the Super Bowl? Readers pick from six different scenarios and experience “next best thing to being there yourself” opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent research.

Readers explore what it’s like to be a:


  • Half-time Show Producer
  • Head Coach
  • Quarterback
  • Sports Reporter
  • Sports Trainer
  • TV Announcer

Then they write their own career adventure!

Choose a Career Adventure: White House

What do people do at the White House? Readers pick from six different scenarios and experience “next best thing to being there yourself” opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent research.

Readers explore what it’s like to be a:


  • Chief Usher

  • Intelligence Officer

  • President

  • Press Secretary

  • Secret Service Agent

  • Social Secretary

Then they write their own career adventure!

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