Synopses & Reviews
Here is the song of the train. Listen as it rushes past big cities and small towns. Listen as it sweeps through forests and fields and into tunnels. Hear the whistle wailing, brakes squealing, wheels rolling, r-o-l-l-i-n-g, stop. Now the train is homeward bound. All aboard! Notable Children's Books of 1991 (ALA)
Best Books of 1991 (SLJ)
100 Favorite Paperbacks 1994 (IRA/CBC)
Notable 1990 Childrens' Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Children's Books of 1990 (Library of Congress)
Favorite Paperbacks for 1994 (IRA/CBC)
Rhymed text and illustrations describe the journey of a transcontinental train.
About the Author
Diane Siebert is the author of Mojave, a 1988 Booklist Childrens Editors Choice, a 1988 Notable Childrens Trade Book in Social Studies, and a 1989 Teachers Choice, and Heartland , a 1989 Booklist Childrens Editors Choice, a 1989 Notable Childrens Trade Book in Social Studies, and a 1990 Notable Childrens Book in the Language Arts. Ms. Siebert lives at Crooked River Ranch, Oregon.
Mike Wimmer is the illustrator of a number of highly acclaimed picture books, including All the Places to Love, written by Patricia MacLachlan, and Train Song, written by Diane Siebert. He lives in Norman, Oklahoma.