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In Their Shoes

In Their Shoes

Extraordinary Women Describe Their Amazing Careers

Designed by: Lisa Fyfe
For Ages: 12 and up
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FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF AMAZING WOMEN WHO HAVE THE JOBS OF YOUR DREAMS!

Find out what you really want to know about your career choices:

What will I do every day?
Will I wear Prada or Old Navy?
Play with kids on the playground, or with bigwigs in the boardroom?
Power lunch at the Ivy, or bag lunch at my desk?
What kind of education do I need?


This book is packed full of answers. "Day in the life" profiles will inspire you, while a ton of sidebars, lists, and helpful tips will get you started right away on finding the career that's right for you. Discover words of wisdom from women in the workforce, including:

Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of Grey's Anatomy, who thinks her job is like running a small country -- PAGE 2

Susan Schulz, editor in chief of CosmoGIRL!, who compares her life to both a chess game and the prom -- PAGE 289

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, who says that if you're passionate about an issue, you can turn it into a career -- PAGE 283

Browse through the profiles to find the job that's right for you, or use the career chooser to narrow your search.

Packed with informative and inspirational advice from women at every stage of their careers, In Their Shoes is a must-have reference for every aspiring working girl!
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  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 432 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416925781 | 
  • April 2007 | 
  • Grades 7 and up
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About the Author

Deborah Reber
Photograph by Kip Beelman

Deborah Reber

Deborah Reber’s teen books include Doable, Language of Love, Chill, In Their Shoes, and Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: The Real Deal. She is also the founding editor-in-chief for Heart of Gold, an online destination for teen girls passionate about entrepreneurship, social activism, and volunteerism. She recently moved to Amsterdam with her family. Find out more at DebbieReber.com.

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