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Be a Nurse

What it’s Like to Be a Nurse
Shay
1972

Join us as we follow these gals as they pursue a fabulous nursing career.  Don’t worry,  boys can join in the fun, too.

How long since anyone has seen a nursing cap?  I remember the school nurse decked out in the cape and the white hose.

Mary

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You can be a Cop!

Careers with a Police Department
Ray
1973

This book is perfect for kids—if they were born in 1965.  Please get a new version of this book!

How about this picture of the guy from the bomb squad.  Does this look scary to you?

Or how about this robbery detective that is investigating a burglary?

This guy is using a computer to make a bust! Or maybe he is updating his facebook account.

Finally some lady cops working Juvenile Crime!  Or maybe they are just the secretaries… Actually that guy sitting on the desk looks like my junior high social studies teacher. Love the jacket!

Mary

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Library Advocacy

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Careers in a Library
Rebecca Anders
1978

Don’t you want to become a Librarian after seeing this book? Young minds are SURE to want a piece of the library action!  ALA has spent too much time and money trying to advocate for librarians and libraries for one public library to ruin the profession with this book.  Seriously – this is so far from what a career in a library is really about that they’re actually damaging the profession by having this book on the shelves.

I did enjoy the fashion flash-back, though.

 

 

 

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