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Take Your Child to Work Resources


Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
JE ASIM Asim, Jabari Daddy Goes to Work
A young girl accompanies her father to his office, helping him throughout the day.
JE BANKS Banks, Kate The Night Worker
One night Papa, a construction worker, has a hard hat for his son, and the two go out together to be night workers.
JE GLASS Glassman, Peter My Dad's Job
Listening to his father talk about his job, a young boy imagines all the fun he must have at work every day.
JE Hazen, Barbara Shook Mommy's Office
Emily accompanies Mommy downtown to see where she works.
JER Lewis, Thomas P. Frida's Office Day
Frida Cat goes to work with her father and spends the morning helping him in his office.
JE REICH Reichert, Amy Take Your Mama To Work Today
Violet is very helpful when she visits her mother's office, and gives pointers on delivering the mail (be sure to decorate it with extra stamps and stickers), helping the boss with his big presentation (like a show-and-tell for grown-ups), and making business cards (after clearing the paper jam in the copier).
JE SCARR Scarry, Richard A Day at the Police Station
Bridget spends a day at work with her father, Sergeant Murphy, and learns what an important job being a police officer is.
JE Schwartz, Amy Bea and Mr. Jones
Tired of kindergarten, Bea Jones trades "jobs" with her father, who works in an office.


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