I Dream Of Trains by Angela JohnsonI Dream Of Trains by Angela Johnson

I Dream Of Trains

byAngela JohnsonIllustratorLoren Long

Picture Books | September 1, 2003

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Papa says
it's the sound of leaving
that speaks to my soul...

The poignant words of two-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Angela Johnson and striking images from fine artist Loren Long join forces in this heartbreaking yet uplifting picture book about a boy, his love for trains, and his adulation of one legendary engineer.
It's the story of a hero lost and a hero discovered, of a dream crushed then reawakened, but mostly it is a story of the force that sustains the human spirit -- hope.
Angela Johnson received her first major literary prize in 1991, when her second picture book When I Am Old with You was named a Coretta Scott King Honor book. Since that time, she has gone on to win numerous accolades, including Coretta Scott King Awards for the novels Heaven and Toning the Sweep; and a second Coretta Scott King Honor...
Title:I Dream Of TrainsFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9.5 × 11 × 0.2 inShipping dimensions:9.5 × 11 × 0.2 inPublished:September 1, 2003Publisher:Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0689826095

ISBN - 13:9780689826092

Appropriate for ages: 5