Community Helper Books for Kids

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Kids love learning about Community Helpers! 

These beautifully illustrated community helper books for kids are filled with all sorts of information about jobs kids will find in their communities. From introductory texts to fun fictional reads these community helper books are perfect for your home or classroom bookshelf.

Community Helper Books for Kids

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Explore the tools of the trade with the fun illustrations in this simple book.

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An introduction to the important job of police officers. Through fun illustrations and easy-to-read text, this nonfiction picture book describes what a police officer is, how their police car works, and the heroic things they do to keep people safe.

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Come along as a big red engine packs up a toolbox and clangs, honks, and sloshes its way to a blazing fire!

Farming by Gail Gibbons
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Explore the natural world in this introduction to farming and the work done on a farm throughout the seasons.

Farms are busy places throughout the year. Animals are born, fields are plowed and planted, and crops are harvested. The winters are quiet, but there are always chores to be done, and soon spring will come again.

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An introduction to the important job of mail carriers. Through fun illustrations and easy-to-read text, this nonfiction picture book describes what a mail carrier is, how their mail truck works, and how the mail must get delivered no matter what the situation.

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With ten wide tires, one really big appetite, and an even bigger smell, this truck’s got it all. His job? Eating your garbage and loving every stinky second of it! And you thought nighttime was just for sleeping.

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A trip to the dentist’s office is easy once you know the ABCs of it. In this book, kids will learn important words like “appointment,””cavity,””plaque,” and “X-ray.” Informative text and lively collage illustrations make this the perfect book to calm any child’s fears about the dentist.

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Buckle up to learn all about flying! Amazing Airplanes follows the animal crew, as they become pilots, baggage handlers, and air stewards. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids love, such as the cockpit, landing gear, and much more.

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Jenny Jay has a cough, Joey Jay needs his immunization shot, and Jack Jay has a sprained wrist, so the whole Jay family goes to the doctor to find out how to get well.

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It takes all kinds of jobs to make our country work. This book features 26 of different occupations from an airline pilot to zoo keeper. They are real people talking about their real jobs. Kids discover what their job is, the skills they need, and the the people they help.

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Meet the crew and see all the trucks up close—cement mixers, bulldozers, dump trucks, graders, pavers—and learn what each one does. Kids will love learning how a bustling new road come to life!

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Visit the construction site, where big machines and busy workers dig, hoist, and hammer away. There’s lots of noise and excitement involved in building a library!

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Meet Mr. Gilly. He cleans up Trashy Town. There’s trash at the pizza parlor, trash at the school, and trash at every house. It’s a big job, but Mr. Gilly does it with a big truck, a big smile, and loads of style.

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Kids will adore this book where a variety of rescue vehicles race to help different emergency situations.

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