Awesome, Disgusting Careers

They’re gross, smelly, and often dangerous. From collecting roadkill to hazmat diving, there’s a variety of disgusting jobs that demand iron stomachs and guts of steel. Invite readers to explore the careers that keep their world running through facts delivered through leveled text in a witty, conversational tone and a design that combines in your face photos with humorous illustrations.

books in series: 6

series list price: $205.50

your price: $143.70

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Disgusting Water and Sewer Jobs, Booklist, October 2022

Grab your nose plugs and your safety goggles before you wade into this repugnant offering from the Awesome, Disgusting Careers series (6 titles). Plumbers, sewer inspectors, portable toilet cleaners, wastewater treatment operators, hazmat divers, septic tank servicers, and ocean cleanup workers all get their due in this survey of gross but essential jobs. The book strikes a good balance of playing up the jobs' fetid features and tipping its hat to those that choose to work in these industries. Appropriately abhorrent photos show workers on the job, and comical cartoons are replete with acid-green fumes, rats, and flies. Closing critical-thinking questions invite further engagement with the text. Even if readers have no desire to try one of these jobs themselves, it will leave them feeling grateful to those who do.


Titles in This Series

Disgusting Water and Sewer Jobs
Disgusting Science Jobs
Disgusting Medical Jobs
Disgusting Garbage Jobs
Disgusting Food Jobs
Disgusting Animal Care Jobs
Disgusting Water and Sewer Jobs
Disgusting Science Jobs
Disgusting Medical Jobs
Disgusting Garbage Jobs
Disgusting Food Jobs
Disgusting Animal Care Jobs
Disgusting Animal Care JobsDisgusting Animal Care Jobs
Disgusting Food JobsDisgusting Food Jobs
Disgusting Garbage JobsDisgusting Garbage Jobs
Disgusting Medical JobsDisgusting Medical Jobs
Disgusting Science JobsDisgusting Science Jobs
Disgusting Water and Sewer JobsDisgusting Water and Sewer Jobs