Spring 2024

I'm a Custodian

From the Series Health Heroes

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Follow custodians in a hospital as they keep people healthy and happy.

These health heroes keep hospitals safe and clean. Explore the tools and supplies they use as they work with other hospital staff. Like all health heroes, they make sure the needs of the patient come first. Meet a real custodian from Mayo Clinic and find out how these health heroes save the day, every day!

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Social Studies
Copyright 2024
Publisher Mayo Clinic Press
Imprint Mayo Clinic Press Kids
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2024-01-01
Text Type Informational Fiction
BISACS JUV006000, JUV015010, JUV030060
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 10 x 8
Lexile 580
Guided Reading Level M
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Lauren Kukla

Lauren Kukla is a freelance author and poet who has written many books for young readers covering everything from outer space, to sewing, to Taylor Swift. She lives with her husband and kids in Minnesota.

Illustrator: Nadia Gunawan

Nadia Gunawan is an illustrator based in Indonesia with a passion for storytelling. A graduate of Purdue University, she finds inspiration in her day-to-day feelings, places she visits, and the books she grew up reading.


School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“Early learning libraries will appreciate how these books incorporate words and text to encourage vocabulary development and retention. These books are great for ­independent reading as well as ­one-on-one reading with a caregiver. . . . [I]deal for ­public ­libraries.”—School Library Journal