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Adventure Tour Guides: Life on Extreme Outdoor Adventures (Extreme Careers) by Cherie Turner
Archeologists: Life Digging Up Artifacts (Extreme Careers) by Holly Cefrey
Arctic Scientists: Life Studying the Arctic (Extreme Careers) by Chris Hayhurst
Astronauts: Life Exploring Outer Space (Extreme Careers) by Chris Hayhurst
Biohazard Technicians: Life on a Trauma Scene Cleanup Crew (Extreme Careers) by Stephanie Cooperman
Bodyguards: Life Protecting Others (Extreme Careers) by John Giacobello
Bomb Squad Experts: Life Defusing Explosive Devices (Extreme Careers) by Suzanne J. Murdico
Cryptologists: Life Making and Breaking Codes (Extreme Careers) by Aaron Rosenberg
Demolition experts : life blowing things up by Mark Beyer
Detectives: Life Investigating Crime (Extreme Careers) by Nicholas Croce
Disaster Relief Workers (Extreme Careers: Set 5) by Greg Roza
Epidemiologists: Life Tracking Deadly Diseases (Extreme Careers) by Dana Asher
Fighter Pilots: Life at Mach Speed (Extreme Careers) by Allison Stark Draper
First Responders (Extreme Careers: Set 5) by Allan B. Cobb
Forensic Scientists: Life Investigating Sudden Death (Extreme Careers) by Suzanne J. Murdico
Frontline Marines: Fighting in the Marine Combat Arms Units (Extreme Careers: Set 5) by Simone Payment
High Risk Construction Work: Life Building Skyscrapers, Bridges, and Tunnels (Extreme Careers) by Philip Wolny
Homeland Security Officers (Extreme Careers: Set 5) by Jared Meyer
Hostage Rescuers (Extreme Careers: Set 5) by Jamie Poolos
Hurricane Hunters and Tornado Chasers: Life in the Eye of the Storm (Extreme Careers) by Lois Sakany
Life on the Fast Track (Extreme Careers) by Holly Cefrey
Manga Artists (Extreme Careers) by Tamra Orr
Oil Rig Workers: Life Drilling for Oil (Extreme Careers) by Katherine White
Police Swat Teams: Life on High Alert (Extreme Careers) by Christopher D. Goranson
Refugee Workers (Extreme Careers: Set 5) by Janey Levy
Scuba Divers: Life Under Water (Extreme Careers) by John Giacobello
Secret Agents: Life as a Professional Spy (Extreme Careers) by Claudia B. Manley
Secret Service Agents: Life Protecting the President (Extreme Careers) by David Seidman
Smokejumpers: Life Fighting Fires (Extreme Careers) by Mark Beyer
Stunt Performers: Life Before the Camera (Extreme Careers) by Cherie Turner
Submariners: Life in Submarines (Extreme Careers) by Brian Wingate
Volcanologists: Life Exploring Volcanoes (Extreme Careers) by Chris Hayhurst
War Correspondents: Life Under Fire (Extreme Careers) by Magdalena Alagna
Wildlife Photographers: Life Through a Lens (Extreme Careers) by Michael A. Sommers
Working in a War Zone: Military Contractors (Extreme Careers) by Jared Meyer

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Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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