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BKLYN Picture Books about Trains and Subways

Shark Vs. Train
Shark Vs. Train By Barton, Chris (Book - 2010 ) J-E BARTON Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 27 copies

Annotation:A shark and a train compete in a series of contests on a seesaw, in hot air balloons, bowling, shooting baskets, playing hide-and-seek, and more.

All Aboard for Dreamland!
All Aboard for Dreamland! By Harby, Melanie (Book - 2012 ) J-E HARBY Available in some locations

Annotation:Takes the reader on a train ride through Wiggletown, Giggletown, the land of Strrrretch, and the town of Yawwwwwn on the way to Dreamland.

Trains By Shields, Amy (Book - 2011 ) J 625.1 S Available in some locations

Annotation:Choo Choo! Kids love trains! Especially the old-timey steam engines found in amusement parks and zoos. But what about a super-speeder in Japan that zooms on the track at 361 miles per hour? Or the world's longest freight train, stretching on for a whopping 4.6 miles?

Trains! By Goodman, Susan E., 1952- (Book - 2012 ) J 625.2 G Available in some locations

Annotation:Introduces the history of trains, from the nineteenth-century steam locomotives that bridged the American East and West to the Japanese "pusher" commuter trains and the Scottish train used as the Hogwarts Express in the "Harry Potter" films.

Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Trucks and Trains
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Trucks and Trains Learn to Draw the Ed Emberley Way! By Emberley, Ed (Book - 2005 ) J 741.2 E Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 5 copies
I'm Fast!
I'm Fast! By McMullan, Kate (Book - 2012 ) J-E MCMULLAN Available in some locations

Annotation:A freight train and a car race each other on the way to Chicago.

C Is for Caboose
C Is for Caboose Riding the Rails From A to Z (Book - 2007 ) J 385 C Available in some locations
Old Penn Station
Old Penn Station By Low, William (Book - 2007 ) J 385.31 LOW Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 9 copies
Trains By Feldman, Thea (Book - 2012 ) J 385 F Available in some locations

Annotation:Kingfisher level 1 readers have short, simple sentences with familiar vocabulary, engaging pictures that help young readers understand, and simple glossaries.

The Last Train
The Last Train By Titcomb, Gordon (Book - 2010 ) J-E TITCOMB Available in some locations

Annotation:Song lyrics about the bygone era of the mighty iron horse are paired with detailed paintings that pay tribute to life around a little railroad station.

Train By Cooper, Elisha (Book - 2013 ) J-E COOPER Available in some locations

Annotation:Board a commuter train in New York, then follow the journey west and see the stations, the scenery, the different types of trains, and all the people who travel and work on the railroad system.

Steam Train, Dream Train
Steam Train, Dream Train By Rinker, Sherri Duskey (Book - 2013 ) J-E RINKER Available in some locations

Annotation: In this book with rhyming text, the dream train pulls into the station and all the different cars are loaded by the animal workers, each with the appropriate cargo.

Trains Steaming! Pulling! Huffing! By Hubbell, Patricia (Book - 2009 ) J-E HUBBELL Available in some locations
Choo Choo
Choo Choo The Story of A Little Engine Who Ran Away By Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 (Book - 1988 ) J-E BURTON All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:A little engine decides it could go much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself.

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Picture books about trains and subways, as well as non-fiction train books for young readers.

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