How Do Trains Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Trains are long and loud. They rumble down railroad tracks. But what are the different types of trains? And how do these giant vehicles haul so much weight? Read this book to find out!

Learn about how different vehicles work in the How Vehicles Work series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-46779-500-5
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-46779-687-3
$8.99 $8.99
978-1-46779-688-0
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.2
BISACS JNF057050, JNF051120
Dewey 625.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 560
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 181218
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“A particular focus on engines, wheels, and other components set these unusually informative introductions apart. . . . Prime material for budding gearheads and mechanics.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Buffy Silverman

Buffy Silverman is the author of 90 nonfiction books for children, featuring topics from angel Sharks to alligators, and Mars to monster trucks. Look for her nature-inspired poetry in anthologies and children's magazines, and visit her at www.buffysilverman.com

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Vehicles Work

These engaging titles introduce all kinds of vehicles and explain how they work. From fire trucks and trains to big rigs and tanks, this series covers the gamut of high-interest machines. View available downloads →