From the Series Mechanic Mike's Machines
Starting with the original steam powered locomotive, this title introduces young readers to the various types of trains and explains how they have changed over the years. Large, vibrant images and easy-to-understand text is complemented by the "Mechanic Mike" chibi character and themed icons throughout the book offering detailed facts to educate the reader.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Publisher||Black Rabbit Books|
|Imprint||Smart Apple Media|
|Series||Mechanic Mike's Machines|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced book|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||168293|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
Library Media Connection
This series explores various types of machines and provides good visual representations and brief facts for each one. Ten different types of vehicles are provided in each title. For each type of machine there is a series of icons, each of which provides a fact related to the topic. There are some vocabulary words which young readers may not understand; no definition is provided in the glossary.