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Children's LiteratureThis Weekly Reader produced series "Going Places" is a fine introduction to trains. Three chapters discuss the various kinds of trains including passenger trains and freight trains. A fourth chapter is dedicated to the different types of power used by trains and the purposes of specially designed train cars. Each chapter provides information on the history and uses of each kind of train as well as predictions for future trains. Photographs or illustrations related to the text appear on every page, enhancing the readability for young children. Ashley includes a table of contents, glossary, index and references for further print and web reading. A solid addition for all libraries. 2004, Weekly Reader, Ages 5 to 8.