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Title:
Trains
Author:
Shields, Amy.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"Kids love trains! Especially the old-timey steam engines found in amusement parks and zoos. But what about a super-speeder in Japan that zooms on the track at 361 miles per hour? Or the world's longest freight train, stretching on for a whopping 4.6 miles? Or futuristic railways in the sky? In this Level 1 reader, young readers will discover a whole new way of looking at trains!"--Amazon.com.
Language:
English
Contents:
Trains -- All aboard! -- Full steam ahead -- Meet Owney -- Riding the rails -- Passenger trains -- Freight trains.
Reading Level:
520 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.8 0.5 143627.

Reading Counts RC K-2 2.4 1 Quiz: 56422.
ISBN:
9781426307775

9781426307782
Format :
Book

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Choo Choo! Kids love trains! Especially the old-timey steam engines found in amusement parks and zoos. But what about a super-speeder in Japan that zooms on the track at 361 miles per hour? Or the world's longest freight train, stretching on for a whopping 4.6 miles? Or futuristic railways in the sky? In this level 1 reader, young readers will discover a whole new way of looking at trains!

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Author Notes

AMY SHIELDS lives in a little house in the middle of the woods in upstate New York. She has an unusual friendship with her two dogs, Jenny and Toby, but the real loves of her life are her two daughters. She has written and ghostwritten many books for children.