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Rush Hour

Navigating Our Global Traffic Jam

by Erin Silver
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: cars & trucks, environmental conservation & protection

Traffic. It's not only frustrating, it's hurting the planet.

Emissions from cars, buses, trucks and planes are one of the leading causes of pollution in North America. Today there are more cars clogging the roads than ever before. In Rush Hour, learn how traffic got so bad and some of the innovative ways it's being managed around the world. Discover …

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Journey of the Midnight Sun

by Shazia Afzal, illustrated by Aliya Ghare
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: islam, cars & trucks, values & virtues, cultural heritage

This is the true story of the journey of the Midnight Sun Mosque.

In 2010 a Winnipeg-based charity raised funds to build and ship a mosque to Inuvik, one of the most northern towns in Canada’s Arctic. A small but growing Muslim community there had been using a cramped trailer for their services, but there just wasn't enough space. The mosque trave …

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Construction Trucks Activity Book

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: cars & trucks, machinery & tools, coloring, sticker

 

From the author of Shape Up, Construction Trucks, a big, colorful activity book filled with stickers, coloring, mazes, dot-to-dots, drawing, matching, and more!

Lay a foundation of fun and build up your child’s early math and literacy skills with an activity book that packs in all the fascination of a busy construction site. Features a double-pa …

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Shape Up, Construction Trucks!

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: size & shape, cars & trucks, geometry

Dump Truck, Dump Truck
Coming through!
I spy a triangle—how about you?

It's no secret that toddlers of any gender love big vehicles. Shape Up, Construction Trucks! uses rhyming verse and bright photographs to celebrate this enthusiasm in a unique take on conceptual shape books. Each spread highlights geometric shapes hiding in plain sight on e …

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Weird Cars

by Philip Hendriks
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: cars & trucks

Super Explorers takes you into the world of cars. But these are not your average sedans, mini-vans or SUVs. We get together with a car "FANatic" to talk turkey about the really weird cars. Super Explorers want to show you so some of the weirdest cars in the world, from a car shaped like a shoe to a duck car, and an amphibious car to one powered by …

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My Little Book of Cars

by Michael Worek
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: cars & trucks

A charming collection of photos all about cars and things connected to them.

This lovely padded book introduces small children to a multitude of features relating to cars. Colorful photographs reveal close-up details ranging from seatbelts, gas pumps and car seats to full images of racecars, minivans and tow trucks. One- to three-word captions in l …

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Big Buses

by Peppas
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: cars & trucks, how things work-are made

Easy-to-read text and vivid photographs combine to give young readers a close-up look at different kinds of buses. Examples include school buses, city buses, double-decker buses and open-top buses.

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