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Jonathan Cleaned Up--Then He Heard a Sound

by Robert Munsch & Michael Martchenko
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: humorous stories, railroads & trains

"Last stop! Everybody out!" Jonathan is trying not to make a mess, but someone has put a subway station in his apartment. So Jonathan goes to City Hall to fix the computer.


Caillou Takes the Train

adapted by Anne Paradis, illustrated by Mario Allard
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: railroads & trains, media tie-in, travel

Caillou is very excited when his family decides to take a trip by train. After they have settled into their compartment, Daddy takes Caillou to explore the train. There is so much to see and do; Caillou visits the kitchen, the dining car and even the dome car! But when it's time to sleep, Caillou wonders where the bed are. Luckily, the train attend …


All Aboard Pacific Northwest

A Recreation Primer

by Haily Meyers
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: railroads & trains

Every part of the world can be mapped out for adventure, and brilliant babies love the sophistication of traveling by train. In the latest title of this popular board book series, babies and parents climb aboard to explore the Pacific Northwest and its fun activities, from shopping, to hiking, to skiing, and more!

Ride along from Oregon to Washingto …


Bullet the New Steam Engine

by Dwayne LaFitte
edition: eBook
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: railroads & trains, post-confederation (1867-)

All aboard! Join Bullet, a new steam engine, on his first journey across Newfoundland! Along the way he meets a herd of caribou, helps rescue fishermen, experiences the northern lights, and safely travels through the Wreckhouse area to arrive in Port aux Basques! Told in vignettes showcasing some of the more well-known and picturesque areas along t …


Shadows on the Train

by Melanie Jackson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, railroads & trains, humorous stories

It's all aboard! for mystery when Dinah Galloway takes the cross-country train from Vancouver to Toronto, to appear on a TV talent show. But will she make it-or be permanently derailed? Along with her sister Madge, and her fellow junior musicians, tree fanatic Pantelli Audia and history buff Talbot St. John, Dinah is shadowed by someone who wants …


Strange School, Secret Wish

by Bernice Gold
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: railroads & trains, money

The year is 1927, and the Merril children are once again in school -- but one that's unlike any other. For 10 months out of the year their school, set up in a Northern Ontario railway care that also serves as their home, is on the move. Theirteen-year-old Jenny Merrill loves life on the tracks, but she has a secret wish. She's fallen in love with a …

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