Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Trains

Barton, Chris.

Also available in Hoopla. A shark and a train compete in a series of contests on a seesaw, in hot ai... More

Braun, Sebastien.

"Some trains may think fast is best, but only slow and steady Chug can save the day"-- ... More

Brown, Margaret Wise.

Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug,... More

Cooper, Elisha.

Board a commuter train in New York, then follow the journey west and see the stations, the scenery, ... More

Crews, Donald.

Also available in Hoopla. Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it g... More

Dale, Penny.

When a crew of builder dinosaurs break down on a level crossing, they know the only thing they can d... More

Desrosiers, Sylvie.

A clever magician's rabbit named Hocus Pocus is up against a fast train and his meddlesome neme... More

Eaton, Jason Carter.

A whimsical guide to training a "pet train" instructs young enthusiasts about important is... More

Hubbell, Patricia.

Rhyming text presents the characteristics of various kinds of trains. ... More

Ichikawa, Satomi.

A little train goes for a ride, taking all the stuffed animals where they want to go. ... More

Lenski, Lois,

Mr. Small does it all! In this adventure, Engineer Small drives his little train from Tinytown to th... More

Moser, Lisa.

On his way to visit Granny Bett, who is feeling blue, Railroad Hank stops at the farms of several fr... More

Newman, Patricia.

On a train trip, an engineer teaches a boy the expressions used by railroad workers as he describes ... More

Rex, Michael.

A little boy, living out his fantasy of driving his own freight train, describes the different cars,... More

Rinker, Sherri Duskey.

Also available in Overdrive. In this book with rhyming text, the dream train pulls into the station ... More

Sayres, Brianna Caplan.

"Imagines the bedtime rituals of different types of trains"-- ... More

Smith, Joseph A.

After moving to a house in the country, Timothy wonders how he will make any friends, but his proble... More

Suen, Anastasia.

A young girl and her mother enjoy a ride uptown on a city subway. ... More

Vamos, Samantha R.

Also available in Hoopla. Simple text uses railroads to teach children about different trains and th... More

Gibbons, Gail.

Examines different kinds of trains, past and present, describing their features and functions. ... More

West, David.

"Introduction to the technology of trains featuring low-level text and large scale cutaway illu... More

"The Big Books of Trains is a colorful compendium of amazing trains and locomotives that will e... More