Commercial Fisher

 
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Summary

Fish are a major source of food for people around the world Find out what it is like to work as a commercial fisher, from living and working on a boat to the hard work required to pull in huge nets of fish.

Specifications

  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 639.2023--dc22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781602799868): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2011
  • PDF (9781610800242): 32 pages, © 2011
  • Hosted ebook (9781610800242H): 32 pages, © 2011
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Library
  • Subseries: Cool Careers

Leveling

  • Lexile® Measure: 860
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 142402
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 5.3
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • A DAY AT WORK
  • LEARNING THE SKILLS
  • DEMANDS OF THE JOB
  • A FUTURE IN COMMERCIAL FISHING
  • WELL-KNOWN FISHERS AND FISHING ORGANIZATIONS
  • GLOSSARY
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION
  • INDEX
  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Author: Barbara A. Somervill

Barbara A. Somervill writes children’s nonfiction books on a variety of topics. She is particularly interested in nature and foreign countries. Somervill believes that researching new and different topics makes writing every book an adventure. When she is not writing, Somervill is an avid reader and plays bridge.

 

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