Walter Foster Jr. imprint, it's 32 colorful pages. Illustrated by Jessie Ford of Sugar Snap Studio, it's an alphabet book full of dreams for girls.
I liked that the book included careers with long and demanding
educational paths (surgeon and quantitative analyst) side by side with
vocational careers (excavator and floral designer). The kids pictured are
ethnically diverse and differently-abled.
I am an optimist and believe that someday (soon) we won't need books
telling our kids that they can choose whatever career paths they
wish to pursue, but we're not there yet. This is a sweet and
The text is written in non-rhyming free verse with a one sentence explanation of what each job entails.
Thoroughly charming. I really liked it and think it would make a nice
reading group selection in a classroom setting for younger kids as well as a read-to-me or bedtime read.
Disclosure: I received an ARC at no cost from the author/publisher for review purposes