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Shortcut by Donald Crews

Shortcut (edition 1992)

by Donald Crews

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Authors:Donald Crews
Info:Scholastic (1992), Edition: 1ST, Paperback, 30 pages
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Tags:Trains, Transportation

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A story about a young group of children that disobey their grandmother about going on the train tracks. They one day do and encounter a train coming their way.
ages 3-6
pierce college library
  samanthakane | Jun 9, 2016 |
This book talks about a train and the tracks that was Big Mamas house. They were warned not to play on the tracks and one day they didn't listen, couldn't turn back, and then they heard a the train coming.
Age group: preschool
Book Found: Amazon
  tayisha | Jun 8, 2016 |
Source:Pierce Library
A group of children cut across a railroad track despite their grandmothers warning and soon encounter a train on the tracks.
  Adesha | Jun 7, 2016 |
A story about children who were told not to go on the train tracks. One day they didn't listen and then heard the train coming. This is social moral development because the children made a decision to rebel against a warning that Bigmama gave to them.
  KaylaMorg11 | Jun 4, 2016 |
There are train tracks right outside of bigmamma's house and all the kids are told not to go on them. One time they do go down the train tracks, then a train comes.
Age: 3-6 Source: Amazon
  Chey_b0112 | Mar 19, 2016 |
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The train tracks ran right by Bigmama's house in Cottondale, and the children were warned to stay off the tracks. But one night they were late, and the tracks were a shortcut, so they started off. And when there was no turning back, they heard the train coming.

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Children taking a shortcut by walking along a railroad track find excitement and danger when a train approaches.

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