Gareth Stevens Publishing just released a series of books called Cool Helping Careers. Titles in this series include:
FBI Agent, Construction Worker, Meterologist, Mountain Rescuer, Sports Therapist, Veterinarian, Crime Scene Investigator, Deep-Sea Fishing, Forest Firefighter, Oil Rig Roughneck, Test Pilot, and Wildlife Photographer.
Each book in the series is 32 pages and includes color photographs. Every title includes an overview of the career, a discussion of the career outlook, the duties, and responsibilities of the job, the educational requirements for the career, and the salary you can expect. A glossary, books for further reading, internet sites to check out, and an index complete each book.
Check for these titles in your school or public library.