Locomotive (Caldecott Medal)

Bibliographic Information: Floca, B. (2013). Locomotive. New York. Atheneum.

Short Annotation: This book is about the history of the train system in the United States.

Genre: Historical Fiction

Grade Level: 4th grade

Readers who will like this book: Reader that like to read about trains. Readers that also like to learn about the history of the United States.

Personal Response and Rating: (1-4): 4. I feel that this books portrayal of trains in our society does incredible job and reminds us that everyone is a train ride a way. The illustrations are well done.

Text- Dependent Question: What type of sounds do trains make?