Train Song

Paperback | September 30, 1993

byDiane Siebert

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Here is the song of the train. Listen as it rushes past big cities and small towns. Listen as it sweeps through forests and fields and into tunnels. Hear the whistle wailing, brakes squealing, wheels rolling, r-o-l-l-i-n-g, stop. Now the train is homeward bound. All aboard!

Notable Children's Books of 1991 (ALA)
Best Books of 1991 (SLJ)
100 Favorite Paperbacks 1994 (IRA/CBC)
Notable 1990 Childrens' Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
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Rhymed text and illustrations describe the journey of a transcontinental trains.

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Here is the song of the train. Listen as it rushes past big cities and small towns. Listen as it sweeps through forests and fields and into tunnels. Hear the whistle wailing, brakes squealing, wheels rolling, r-o-l-l-i-n-g, stop. Now the train is homeward bound. All aboard! Notable Children's Books of 1991 (ALA)Best Books of 1991 (SLJ)...

Diane Siebert is the author of Mojave, a 1988 Booklist Children’s Editors’ Choice, a 1988 Notable Children’s Trade Book in Social Studies, and a 1989 Teachers Choice, and Heartland , a 1989 Booklist Children’s Editors’ Choice, a 1989 Notable Children’s Trade Book in Social Studies, and a 1990 Notable Children’s Book in the Language Art...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 11.25 × 0.08 inPublished:September 30, 1993Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064433404

ISBN - 13:9780064433402

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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Rhymed text and illustrations describe the journey of a transcontinental trains.

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"In the relentless rhythm of the rolling wheel, this book revels in the movement, sights, and sounds of train transport. The rhyme and rhythm will appeal to children, the pictures are sure to persuade adults to sign on for a nostalgic ride through the past [as] Wimmer celebrates the bygone elegance of dining cars and the charms of vernacular architecture. A paean to the romance of the railroad." (School Library Journal)