I Dream of Trains

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (0.10 hours)
Product Number: Z10641
Released: Nov 15, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490669601
Narrator/s: J.D. Jackson
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Trains and the legendary engineer Casey Jones are the subjects of a young boy's daydreams that carry him away from the struggles of his daily life. Then one fateful rainy night in April, his dreams are crushed in a train wreck that takes Casey's life. In his sorrow, the boy discovers another hero-his father. Two-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Angela Johnson crafts a moving story filled with heartfelt intensity and inspiration.

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All formats/editions

Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Angela Johnson
Product Number 43723
Released: Sep 18, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781402574382
Text - Hardback
Author(s): Angela Johnson
Product Number 14174
Released: Jan 27, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Alladin
ISBN: #9780689826092

Professional reviews

"This short tape conveys the importance of railroads in the South. The railroad employees were so dedicated, they died with their trains rather than "jump ship." Casey Jones, an engineer who perished with the brake in his hand in a huge wreck, was a local hero. JD Jackson's resonant and rolling voice sounds like gospel music spoken aloud. His voice lulls listeners, painting a picture of the Southern landscape and watching trains. This proud rendition will educate children about another time and place. A.G.H. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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