A kindergarten-level introduction to passenger trains, covering their drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their cars.
Part of the Semillas del saber series
Hola, Año Nuevo Chino y Janucá. Hola, Navidad y Kwanzaa. ¡Hola, … divertido! The popular Semillas del saber series now offers introductions to well-known holidays in addition to other topics in Spanish. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these newest books touch upon tthe history and traditions of holiday celebrations. Each book closes with a labeled-image guide for further review. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge!
What makes monorails go? How do trains run underground? This vibrant series provides basic information about each mode of transportation. The text features simple diagrams and photo details of fascinating elements, such as sleeper cars. Early learners are sure to be surprised and delighted. The machines are described in the context of their respective environments; their importance to rural and urban areas alike is highlighted. These books are suitable for all kinds of reading, including read-alouds in classroom or library settings. This series is available in Spanish and English, but not as a bilingual edition. VERDICT These versatile titles would be an asset to any collection.
–School Library Journal, 11/01/2020