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Award-Winning Children's Books to Give in 2013

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Locomotive


By Brian Floca
Price: $12.99; Ages: 4 and up

Your child who is crazy for trains will love to experience the sights and sounds of the newly completed transcontinental railroad in the summer of 1869. Readers join a family traveling from Omaha to Sacramento, and watching the landscape wiz by as they pass from the plains through the mountains to the ocean. This book was named a 2013 Best Illustrated Book by The New York Times.

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