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Boats Float!
by George Ella Lyon Details
In rhyming text the reader is introduced to all the different kinds of boats floating on rivers, lakes, oceans, and ponds.
Five Trucks
by Brian Floca Details
Five different trucks do five different jobs to get an airplane ready for takeoff.
Flight 1-2-3
by Maria Van Lieshout Details
A boy counts his way through the airport and onto the plane as it flies towards its destination.
Go! Go! Go! Stop!
by Charise Mericle Harper Details
Little Green only knows one word: 'Go!' It's the perfect thing to get the construction site moving, but how will they stop?
Good Night, Truck
by Sally Odgers Details
A picture book about how trucks and other vehicles say good night.
McToad Mows Tiny Island: A Transportation Tale
by Tom Angleberger Details
Every Thursday, as a break from mowing Big Island, McToad and his tractor make their way to Tiny Island, using various modes of transportation and types of machinery to get there and back.
Mitchell's License
by Hallie Durand Details
Mitchell never wants to go to bed until, at the age of three years, nine months, and five days he gets his license so that he can drive there--at least until he and the car have a disagreement about what fuel goes in the tank.
My Bike
by Byron Barton Details
Tom tells all about his bicycle, his ride to work past trucks, cars, and even elephants, and his work as a circus performer.
My Bus
by Byron Barton Details
A bus driver named Joe heads out on his route, stopping at one bus stop after another to pick up passengers.
The Bus is for Us!
by Michael Rosen Details
In rhyming text, an exuberant cast of kids express their travel preferences while ultimately agreeing that the bus is the best ride of all because it's designed for everyone to share.
by Leon Gray Details
Discover the fascinating world of transportation, from ancient carts to modern high-speed trains.
Zoom! Zoom!: Sounds of Things That Go in the City
by Robert Burleigh Details
From morning's joggers until night's last train, a boy notices and enjoys the many sounds made by people and things in a big city.
Updated 07/18/2016
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