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Trains

by Wendy Pirk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: railroads & trains, travel, how things work-are made

Super Explorers bring you interesting facts and full-colour photos all about big and fast trains. • Trains can move freight and goods or people across the city or country. • Early trains were pulled by horses; then came the steam train. Newer trains can be electric, diesel or even powered by magnetic levitation. • Some trains go as fast as 30 …

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Listen Up! Train Song

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: sounds, railroads & trains

Where do the trains go?
There and back.
Let's sing a train song
All down the track.

Toddlers love trains and the noises they make. Listen Up! Train Song uses repeating verse and bright photographs to match this enthusiasm with a unique take on the conceptual sound book that is perfect for reading aloud. Each spread uses onomatopoeia to highligh …

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L' hiver au Canada : Les machines

by Nicole Mortillaro
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: railroads & trains, aviation, machinery & tools

 

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Seulement des machines extrêmement puissantes peuvent affronter l'hiver canadien. Dans ce livre, les enfants découvriront la machinerie spécifiquement conçue pour traverser les hivers glaciaux du Canada. De l'information sur les zambonis, les chasse-neige ferroviaires, les motoneiges, les canons à neige, et p …

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Winter in Canada: Machines

by Nicole Mortillaro
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: railroads & trains, machinery & tools

 

Meet some truly extreme machines—the ones that take winter on and WIN!

Get up close and personal with Zamboni machines, giant ice breakers, extreme snow plows, train plows and rotators, snow-making and grooming equipment, snowmobiles, snow cats, deicers and more!

Cool colour photos and spot illustrations of these awesome vehicles are complemented …

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Canadian Railroad Trilogy

by Gordon Lightfoot, illustrated by Ian Wallace
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 18
  • Grade: k to 12
tagged: railroads & trains, popular

Nominee for the 2012 Silver Birch Express Award in the Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading Program

This lavishly illustrated book brings Gordon Lightfoot's heart-stirring song, "Canadian Railroad Trilogy," to readers young and old.

The song was commissioned by the CBC in 1967 to mark Canada's centennial year and it has been a classic ever …

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Ultimate Trains

by Peter McMahon, illustrated by Andy Mora
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: railroads & trains, inventions

Today's trains are sleeker, greener and faster than ever before. Tomorrow's trains could travel through space at 23 times the speed of sound --- nearly 30 000 km/h (19 000 m.p.h.)! But did you know that train technology goes back 5 000 years?

All aboard Ultimate Trains, which takes readers on a trip through the evolution of train technology, bringi …

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Trenes en las vías

by Smithyman & Bobbie Kalman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: railroads & trains, machinery & tools, travel

Kids love everything about trains! Trains on the Tracks explains how an engine and railcars fit together, how train wheels keep trains on the tracks, and the different kinds of cars that make up freight trains and passenger trains.

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Trains on the Tracks

by Smithyman & Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: railroads & trains, machinery & tools, travel

Kids love everything about trains! Trains on the Tracks explains how an engine and railcars fit together, how train wheels keep trains on the tracks, and the different kinds of cars that make up freight trains and passenger trains.

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