I Want to Be a Scientist

Driscoll, Laura/ Echeverri, Catalina

For the child who says, “I want to be a SCIENTIST when I grow up!” And for any child who wants a gentle behind-the-scenes look at being a scientist.

This Level One Community Helper story takes readers on a research boat to the North Pole, where they learn all about the different types of scientists they can be!

When I take a trip to the North Pole with my Mom to study whales, I learn that are so many different ways to be a scientist. Did you know that there are meteorologists, zoologists, astronomers – and many more! Maybe I’ll be a scientist, too!

With this story blending narrative with nonfiction, readers meet the many different kinds of scientists who do so much to support our communities.

I Want to Be a Scientist is part of an I Can Read series that introduces young readers to important community helpers. This Level One I Can Read is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.

For anyone looking for books about community helpers for kids, the I Can Read My Community books are a great choice. The books are bright and upbeat and feature characters who are diverse in terms of gender, race, age, and body type. Kids ages 3-6 will enjoy finding out more about the people who do so much to help all of our communities.