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Delivering Your Mail: A Book About Mail Carriers (Community Workers)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  51 ratings  ·  8 reviews
An introduction to the important job of mail carriers. Through fun illustrations and easy-to-read text, this nonfiction picture book describes what a mail carrier is, how their mail truck works, and how the mail must get delivered no matter what the situation. This read-aloud will give young citizens a glimpse into the lives of these valuable workers and how their careers ...more
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Picture Window Books
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Wendy Weaver
Nov 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Even though mail is becoming less common, kids still wonder how mail travels. This book could be used when highlighting careers in a unit. At the end of the book there is a great facts page that explains answers to some of the kids questions.

Grade level: k-1
Genre: Informational
Anne
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A cute book that I read to a preschool class about my everyday job.
Larissa
Apr 25, 2015 rated it liked it
Owen, Ann, and Eric Thomas. Delivering Your Mail: A Book about Mail Carriers. Minneapolis, MN: Picture Window, 2004. Print. Ages 6-10. Delivering Your Mail is a basic, simple read for young children to come to know what it is like in the every day life of a Mail man. It is kind of interesting in the book that the details are clear, such as what side the steering wheel is on of the truck. I think this is a neat book to show what it's like to be a Mail Driver and deliverer. I can't really relate t ...more
Angie
Dec 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s
Synopsis: "It's fun to drive a mail truck. The steering wheel is on the wrong side! Learn about the important job mail carriers do in your neighborhood - and why that steering wheel is where it is."

My Review: Munchkin is obsessed with all things having to do with mail, mail itself, the mail box, the mail man and the mail truck, so of course I had to get this book for him. It was a simple book with bold images and thick pages, perfect for older toddlers and preschoolers. There are also some great
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Ashleigh Rose
Jul 26, 2014 rated it liked it
A cute illustrated book to introduce children to this important job that helps our community ;)
Landon
Mar 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, careers
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Sep 22, 2007 rated it really liked it
Shelves: vocabulary
Kids can learn new words by focusing on a specific topic. Books that show a sequence also help increase vocabulary.
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Feb 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
I really liked this book. It was a great book to introduce the community helper mail carriers. It was simple but still held the children's attention.
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