All about Bus Drivers
From the Series Sesame Street ® Loves Community Helpers
Communities rely on bus drivers. They safely get people where they need to go. Join the furry friends from Sesame Street to learn more about these helpers.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Sesame Street ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
“What do you know about bus drivers? Readers will find out with this addition to the “Sesame Street Loves Community Helpers” series. This book highlights the multiple roles of bus drivers, including providing transportation to school, work, and other places people go. It reinforces the idea bus drivers are community helpers who make sure people are transported safely from place to place. It goes deeper in the content by showing the role readers can take to help with bus safety. This includes sitting, keeping the aisles clear, and talking quietly. The photos in the text include a variety of people representing diverse groups, including individuals in wheelchairs. In each of the books in this series, the well-known furry friends help young readers understand the contributions of many of the community helpers they might see in their own neighborhood. The Sesame Street characters are included throughout. At the end of the book is a thank you note which encourages a follow-up for the reader of the text. Includes several elements of informational texts, including a table of contents, a glossary, an index, and a read more section with additional books connected to this topic. The glossary is user-friendly and includes pictures to help readers make meaning of the terms. A good selection for elementary units on community helpers, employment, or communities. Reviewer Rating: 5"—Children’s Literature
School Library Journal
“These books cover basic information like the daily duties associated with each job and how workers in each field are connected to their community. . . . This series will appeal to beginning readers and is an ideal purchase for public library collections.”—School Library Journal
Author: Brianna Kaiser
Brianna Kaiser is a writer and editor from Minnesota. She received degrees in English and Journalism from the University of Minnesota Duluth.