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 Alphabet trucks
 Author: Vamos, Samantha R.

 Illustrator: O'Rourke, Ryan

 Publisher:  Charlesbridge
 Pub Year: 2013

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., coll. ill., 18 x 26 cm.

 BTSB No: 901904 ISBN: 9781580894289
 Ages: 3-6 Grades: K-1

 Subjects:
 Trucks -- Fiction
 Alphabet -- Fiction
 Stories in rhyme

Price: $18.39

Summary:
In simple rhyming text, this book follows hard working trucks from A to Z.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 2.30
   Points: .5   Quiz: 159512

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (06/15/13)
   School Library Journal (08/01/13)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 08/01/2013 PreS-Gr 1—Hardworking trucks zoom across the pages of this vocabulary-rich concept book. Each spread features two trucks in a rhymed couplet that occasionally trips the tongue with clunky rhyme and meter, and while it will take practice to read the book aloud smoothly for storytime, this is not a major problem. From apple truck to ore truck to zipper truck, young vehicle enthusiasts will find something to excite them in this attractive abecedarian offering. There are some unusual trucks here, and that makes the book stand out from the everyday vehicle offering, as do O'Rourke's retro-feel oil and acryclic renditions. Each truck sports a letter in a lively font, and the pages feature multicultural men, women, and children. The pages are nicely designed, with plenty of space for the trucks and the letters to shine. A fun choice for letter recognition and vocabulary building.—Angela J. Reynolds, Annapolis Valley Regional Library, Bridgetown, NS, Canada - Copyright 2013 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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