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Locomotive

Author: Brian Floca; Atheneum Books for Young Readers,; Simon and Schuster, inc. Children's Publishing Division.
Publisher: New York ; London : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Learn what it was like to travel on the transcontinental railroad in the 1860s.
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Genre/Form: Caldecott Medal: Winner
Robert F. Sibert Award: Honor book
Orbis Pictus Award: Honor book
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Juvenile works
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Floca; Atheneum Books for Young Readers,; Simon and Schuster, inc. Children's Publishing Division.
ISBN: 9781416994152 1416994157
OCLC Number: 826640049
Notes: "A Richard Jackson Book."
Map on front endpapers.
"Atheneum Books for Young Readers an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Children's Publishing..."--Page opposite title page.
"The illustrations for this book are rendered in watercolor, ink, acrylic and gouache."--Page opposite title page.
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 2014.
Robert F. Sibert Honor, 2014.
Orbis Pictus Honor, 2014.
New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 840
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Brian Floca.

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* "Floca took readers to the moon with the Apollo 11 mission in Moonshot (2009); now he takes them across the country on an equally historic journey of 100 years earlier. In a collegial direct Read more...

 
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