Overview

A Step 3 reader (Reading on Your Own) that introduces trains of all shapes and sizes doing what they do best: hauling freight, carrying passengers, and zooming at speeds close to 400 miles per hour! Readers will encounterthe Jacobite-a Scottish train that plays the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter films. They will learn about the great steam locomotives that crossed the United States, joining east and west in 1869. They will travel the world, visiting Japanese commuter trains so busy that men called "pushers"...
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Overview

A Step 3 reader (Reading on Your Own) that introduces trains of all shapes and sizes doing what they do best: hauling freight, carrying passengers, and zooming at speeds close to 400 miles per hour! Readers will encounterthe Jacobite-a Scottish train that plays the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter films. They will learn about the great steam locomotives that crossed the United States, joining east and west in 1869. They will travel the world, visiting Japanese commuter trains so busy that men called "pushers" pack people in! And they will learn about the different technologies-steam, diesel, electric, and electromagnetic-that continue to make trains such an important part of our modern world. Illustrated with full color and black & white photos.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780449812105
  • Publisher: RH Childrens Books
  • Publication date: 9/12/2012
  • Series: Step into Reading Book Series: A Step 3 Book
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: NOOK Kids
  • Sales rank: 144,704
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 390L (what's this?)
  • File size: 19 MB
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Meet the Author

SUSAN E. GOODMAN is the author of several nonfiction Step into Reading titles: Monster Trucks!, Motorcycles! and Choppers! A dedicated journalist and adventurer, Susan will stop at nothing for a story, having gone so far as attending space camp, and flying aboard a cargo plane bound for the Artic Circle!

Photographer MICHAEL J. DOOLITTLE collaborated with writer Susan E. Goodman on the abovementioned Step into Reading titles, and the Ultimate Field Trip series, going so far as to dangle from rain forest trees, helicopters, and rooftops to get the perfect shot.

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    Posted February 19, 2013

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