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Locomotive [electronic resource]. Brian Floca.

Floca, Brian. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781442485228 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and New York Times bestseller Locomotive is a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America's early railroads, from the creator of the "stunning" (Booklist) Moonshot.It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family are traveling together, riding America's brand-new transcontinental railroad. These pages come alive with descriptive details of the journey: the sounds, speed, and strength of the mighty locomotives; the work that keeps them moving; and the thrill of travel from plains to mountain to ocean. Come sit inside the caboose, feel the heat of the engine, watch the landscape race by. Come ride the rails, come cross the young country!
Target Audience Note: Grade 3
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
4.7 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 22763 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Nonfiction.
Picture Book Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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