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Contributor(s): Crews, Donald (Author), Crews, Donald (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0688135765     ISBN-13: 9780688135768
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 1996
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Annotation: It's getting late. So seven children decide to take the shortcut home, even though that means walking along the train tracks when they've been told to always take the road. They look, they listen, and the coast seems clear. Just when there's no turning back, the train appears. Here it comes! WHOO-WHOO! Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
Dewey: E
LCCN: 91036312
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 450 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.19" H x 10" W x 8" (0.35 lbs) 40 pages
Themes:
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 6143
Reading Level: 1.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
The train tracks ran right by Bigmama's house in Cottondale, and the children were warned to stay off the tracks. But one night they were late, and the tracks were a shortcut, so they started off. And when there was no turning back, they heard the train coming.

Contributor Bio(s): Crews, Donald: -

Donald Crews is the renowned creator of many celebrated children's books, including the Caldecott Honor Books Freight Train and Truck. He and his wife, Ann Jonas, live in New York's Hudson River Valley.

Donald Crews es el renombrado autor de dos libros merecedores del premio Caldecott, Tren de carga (Freight Train) y School Bus. Vive con su esposa, Ann Jonas, cerca del Río Hudson, en Nueva York.


 
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