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Construction

By Sally Sutton

Candlewick
Released: 2015-09-08
Board book (32 pages)

Construction
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Thonk! Clonk! Clap! The team behind Roadwork and Demolition returns to the construction site, where big machines and busy workers dig, hoist, and hammer away.

There's lots of noise and excitement involved in building a library! Preschoolers will clamor to take a close look. Award-winning duo Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock are back with another rhythmic read-aloud full of bustling illustrations and sound words that beg kids to join in.

Starting Your Career as a Contractor: How to Build and Run a Construction Business

By Claudiu Fatu

Allworth Press
Paperback (224 pages)

Starting Your Career as a Contractor: How to Build and Run a Construction Business
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This incisive, practical guide provides a thorough breakdown of the ins and outs everyone needs to know when turning contracting skills into a business. From summoning the motivation to start your own business to the intricacies of being your own boss, Claudiu Fatu artfully turns his personal experiences and those of other successful contractors into advice on every aspect of building a business. The chapters focus on:

Developing a business structure, insurance, and branding
Handling legal and accounting hurdles
Managing employees and dealing with clients
Using marketing systems to find and book work
Estimating and bidding on jobs
Writing contracts
Creating invoices and a billing system
Controlling costs, keeping records, and understanding profit margin
Planning retirement and other benefits for the self-employed

By teaching contractors to anticipate problems that can arise when dealing with clients, and to build a business plan that can support a contractor's talents in the best way possible, Starting Your Career as a Contractor is the ultimate manual to getting the job done right!

Running a Successful Construction Company (For Pros, by Pros)

By David Gerstel

BON
Paperback (265 pages)

Running a Successful Construction Company (For Pros, by Pros)
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Running a small business can be daunting to the builder whose expertise is in the hands on work -- not finance or law. This book, written by a builder who came up through the trades himself -- and who for decades has run a highly respected and successful construction operation that does both remodeling and new construction -- helps to demystify the day-to-day challenges that contractors face. Running a Successful Construction Company is acknowledged as the leading book in its field. Includes 50 color photos and drawings.

A Dot Markers & Paint Daubers Kids Activity Book Construction Dots: Learn as you play: Do a dot page a day (Transportation)

By 14 Peaks Creative Arts

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (62 pages)

A Dot Markers & Paint Daubers Kids Activity Book Construction Dots: Learn as you play: Do a dot page a day (Transportation)
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Preschoolers and Toddlers will have lots of fun with this toddler "Construction" trucks dot marker, dauber and dabber activity book. The construction trucks in this do a dot book are designed for dot markers, bingo daubers and dab markers. There are dots on every design! It works great with a combination of regular sized dauber markers and mini-markers.

-Lots and lots of dots!

-24 Dot Construction Activity Pages

-Bound Coloring Book: No loose papers

-Fun for Preschoolers and Toddlers

-8.5” x 11” Pages perfect for framing

Dig into these activity pages with backhoes, excavators, mixer trucks and more in this do a dot art activity book.

Opportunities in Building Construction Careers

By Michael Sumichrast

McGraw-Hill Education
Released: 2007-10-17
Paperback (160 pages)

Opportunities in Building Construction Careers
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This book offers:

  • The latest information on a field of interest
  • Training and educational requirements for each career
  • Salary statistics for different positions within each field
  • Up-to-date professional and Internet resources

    Let's Meet a Construction Worker (Cloverleaf Books - Community Helpers)

    By Bridget Heos

    Brand: Millbrook Pr Trade
    Paperback (24 pages)

    Let s Meet a Construction Worker (Cloverleaf Books - Community Helpers)
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    What do construction workers do? Some lucky kids are about to find out! They visit Mr. Moore, a construction worker who's helping to build a new school. He shows them machines that dig big holes. He explains how he follows the building plans. And he tells about different workers and how they stay safe. Hooray for construction workers!

    DK Readers: A Day in a Life of a Builder (Level 1: Beginning to Read) (Jobs People Do series)

    By Linda Hayward

    DK CHILDREN
    Released: 2001-03-28
    Paperback (32 pages)

    DK Readers: A Day in a Life of a Builder (Level 1: Beginning to Read) (Jobs People Do series)
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    Jack Dale is building five new houses. One is for the Wilson family. Will the Wilsons like their new house? This unique Level 1 series accurately portrays real-life situations that help young children identify with and learn from, while helping them improve their reading skills.

    Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.

    With DK Readers, children will learn to read—then read to learn!

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