From the Series All Aboard
In High-Speed Trains, beginning readers will learn about different high-speed trains around the world, including maglev trains, and how fast they carry passengers to their destinations. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about high-speed trains and their use.A labeled diagram explains how magnets make maglev trains float, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about high-speed trains online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. High-Speed Trains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. High-Speed 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.