In Their Shoes

Extraordinary Women Describe Their Amazing Careers

In Their Shoes

For Ages: 12 and up
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Follow in the footsteps of amazing women who have the jobs of your dreams! This extensive and empowering career guide leads the way to a fulfilling professional life. Newly updated with seven additional cutting-edge careers!

Go beyond the job description and get the scoop on what it’s really like to work as a senator, a marine biologist, an actress, and much, much more. This exciting guide gives the behind-the-scenes scoop on a wide variety of careers through nearly fifty intimate “day in the life” profiles of women who excel in their fields. From magazine journalism to forensic science to the most relevant new careers for today’s young women, you’ll learn exactly what to expect and how to get ahead.

In addition to providing specific, easily relatable information about a wide variety of possible professions, In Their Shoes also offers interview excerpts, practical tips, and career planning advice. Whether you’re looking for your first job or your fifth, it’s never too early (or too late) to decide what you want to be when you grow up!
  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 480 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781481428118 | 
  • January 2015 | 
  • 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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