Locomotive

by Brian Floca

Hear the hiss of the steam? It is the summer of 1869, and a family is riding west from Omaha, Nebraska, on America’s first transcontinental railroad. Author’s note about the locomotive. Sources. Cross-section diagram of a locomotive. Full-color illustrations rendered in watercolor, ink, acrylic, and gouache.

ISBN: 9781416994152

JLG Release: October 2013

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$17.99

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Nonfiction Elementary

Grades 2-6

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  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781416994152

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Hardcover edition

    Publisher

    Atheneum

    Page Count

    64

    Trim Size

    10 1/2" x 11 3/4"

    Dewey Classification

    385.0973

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.7, Points: 0.5

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 5.5, Points: 3

    Lexile

    Level: 640L

    Awards & Honors

    Booklist 2013 Lasting Connections, Science; Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2013; SLJs Best Books of 2013, Nonfiction; Booklist Editor’s Choice: Books for Youth, 2013, Nonfiction; 2014 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book; 2014 Caldecott Medal Winner; 2014 Robert F. Sibert Medal Honor Book; Horn Book Fanfare, Best Books of 2013, Nonfiction; ALA 2014 Notable Children’s Books, Younger Readers; 2013 Cybils Awards, Nonfiction: Elementary and Middle Grade, Finalist; New York Times 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2013; 2014 IRA Teachers’ Choices, Intermediate Readers; William Allen White Children#8217;s Book Awards 2015–2016 Master List

    Genre

    Nonfic


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