Books about Community Helpers

Firefighters, police officers, doctors, dentists, teachers and more! These are all people in our community that our kids see and can understand easily what they do to help our communities work. Below are a few books about community workers and a collection of interactive guessing books that will entertain both you and your child!


The Berenstain Bears: Jobs Around Town

Searching for the perfect job, the Bear siblings learn to celebrate the many talents of others and begin to imagine where their own talents will take them as they grow.


Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day?

Go on a fun visit to Busytown and find out how everyone spends their days. Full of fun and adventure, this classic picture book will keep the attention of little readers from page to page as they find out how construction workers, fire fighters, farmers, doctors, and more help Busytown run smoothly each and every day.


Career Day

On Career Day the children in Mrs. Madoff’s class take turns introducing special visitors. Every visitor has something interesting to share, and together the class learns all about the different work people do.


Whose Is It? Community Workers Series

Through lively, accessible verse, readers identify recognizable careers that are fundamental to most communities. Can you guess all of the jobs?

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