Aaron Likes Cars
Aaron's Favorite Books
Here are some
of Aaron's favorite books.
pictures of cars waiting at railroad crossings:
crossing / words by Jim
Aylesworth and illustrations by Ted Rand. New
1991. This beautifully illustrated book is all about one old car
country railroad crossing as a fast freight train roars past.
Trains / by Gail
Gibbons. New York: Holiday House, 1987. 32 p. Gibbons' distinctive
include a single picture of a car waiting for a train to pass, but that's
enough to hold
books about fixing broken cars:
Fill it up!
All about service stations / words and
illustrations by Gail Gibbons. New
Crowell, 1985. 32 p. Aaron likes to follow a series of pictures that
towed to a service station and repaired.
City / words and
illustrations by Thacher Hurd. New York: HarperFestival,
14 p. Our
all-time favorite book about car crashes follows the adventures of
fanciful cars through a fanciful city. Every time we see a car being
we yell out a
quote from this book: "Tow truck time!"
books with pictures of model cars:
Cars / by Mir Tamim
Ansary (Cool Collections series). Crystal Lake, Illinois:
Interactive Library. 24 p. Aaron's all-time favorite book about model
color photos of
cars like the ones in his collections.
I Spy Little
Wheels / rhymes by
Jean Marzollo and photographs by Walter Wick.
Scholastic, 1998. 26 p. There are model cars and trucks hiding on almost
books with pictures of real cars:
Firebird / by Michael
Burgan (On the Road series). New York:
Books, 1999. 48 p. Lots of photos of one of Aaron’s favorite Pontiacs – he
even has a
model Firebird in his collection.
911 / by Michael
Burgan (On the Road series). New York: RiverFront
Books, 1999. 48
p. Lots of photos of Aaron’s favorite Porsche – he has several of
with pictures of real cars:
World’s Worst Cars / by Timothy
Jacobs. New York: Smithmark
1991. 160 p. Hundreds of photos of cars, and the captions list the make
and model of
every one of them -- what else matters?
History of the Japanese Car 1907 to the Present
/ by Marco Ruiz.
Portland House, 1986. 192 p. Hundreds more photos of cars, and lots of
Toyotas. (That's what matters!)
Reading Car Books
Copyright 2001-2002 Eric D. Gyllenhaal
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