Series of 5 titles
All aboard! Discover the differences between different kinds of trains, their uses, and where they can take us in this fun series. Descriptive maps and diagrams illustrate routes, stops, and different train car types, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Bright, full-color photographs and photo labels complement the carefully leveled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Category||Beginning Readers, New!, STEM|
|Subject||Machines, Science and Math|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||7.75 x 7.75|
|Guided Reading Level||G|
|ATOS Reading Level||0.9-1.0|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents|
Series Made Simple
Bright photos and simple text make these latest entries to the Bullfrog family welcome additions. City Trains includes information on subways (like the London Underground) and above-ground trains (like the Chicago L). Freight Trains looks at all the different kinds of cargo transported by these behemoths. High-speed trains move fast to carry passengers to their destination, but monorail trains go slowly so people can enjoy the view. The inner workings of maglev trains are described simply enough for the youngest readers to understand. Passenger trains take both long and short journeys. The people in the photos are wonderfully diverse and happy to be traveling by train. Glossary terms with picture clues help readers add new words to their vocabulary. VERDICT Sure to be a hit everywhere; a first purchase series.