Time Train

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Overview

Miss Pym's class is in for a comic adventure beyond their wildest dreams. They've boarded the Rocky Mountain Unlimited, a mysterious train that's winding its way into the heart of prehistoric times. Join the class-and a horrified Miss Pym-as they scramble dinosaur egg for breakfast, go stegosaurus-back riding and pterodactyl gliding, and play soccer with their giant reptilian friends.

A class takes a field trip back through time to...

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Overview

Miss Pym's class is in for a comic adventure beyond their wildest dreams. They've boarded the Rocky Mountain Unlimited, a mysterious train that's winding its way into the heart of prehistoric times. Join the class-and a horrified Miss Pym-as they scramble dinosaur egg for breakfast, go stegosaurus-back riding and pterodactyl gliding, and play soccer with their giant reptilian friends.

A class takes a field trip back through time to observe living dinosaurs in their natural habitat.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064433518
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/1994
  • Series: A Charlotte Zolotow Bk.
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,359,940
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: AD490L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.81 (w) x 8.75 (h) x 0.07 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Fleischman grew up in Santa Monica, California in a house with a printing press, a grand piano, a shortwave radio, and his father—children’s author Sid Fleischman. Playing recorder in early music consorts led to his books of verbal duets—I Am Phoenix, Joyful Noise (winner of the 1989 Newbery Medal), and Big Talk. His novels built from monologues include Bull Run, a 16-character account of the Civil War's first battle, and Seedfolks—the chronicle of the first year of a Cleveland community garden. His interest in theater inspired his young adult novels Mind's Eye, Seek, and Breakout, all of which revolve around the spoken word. His historical fiction includes Saturnalia and The Borning Room. He's written nonfiction and picture books as well, including Time Train, Weslandia, and Sidewalk Circus.

Alongside the Newbery Medal, he's won a Newbery Honor Book, the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction, the PEN West Literary Award, the California Young Reader Medal, and most recently was a finalist for the 2003 National Book Award. He makes his home in the village of Aromas, California.

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  • Posted April 27, 2009

    Time Train

    Great book for dinosaur study. Probably better suited for k-2 in terms of historical figures within the book. I happen to really enjoy the story and the imagination that went into this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2000

    Fun book

    My four year old daughter and I both really enjoy this book and we have read it together enumerable times. I would recommend the paperbook edition, however. In the hardbound much of the wonderful pictures are lost in the binding.

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