From the Series All Aboard
In City Trains, beginning readers will learn about city train and subway systems, such as the New York City Subway and Chicago ‘L’ that transport people in busy cities, both under and above crowded streets. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about city trains and their use.A labeled New York City Subway map shows readers where the subway runs in the city’s boroughs, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about city trains online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. City Trains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. City Trains is part of Jump!’s All Aboard series.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Category||Beginning Readers, STEM|
|Subject||Machines, Science and Math|
|Number of Pages||24|
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.