Thursday, January 11, 2018

Book Review: Construction Zone Series by Beth Reinke



I don't have to tell you that anything to do with heavy machinery is going to be popular with small children, do I? The summer that the old grocery store across the street from us was bulldozed flat, and a new one was constructed in its place, I could not keep books like this on the shelves! 

Written around a first grade level, these include fun details that might not be readily apparent, like how the seat of the backhoe spins to face the bucket. Text bubbles ask children to imagine other things each vehicle could be used for, and the end pages include a picture glossary and web sites for further exploration. A solid choice for motivating young readers!

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