Trucks & Trains & Things That Go

For more books about vehicles for young children, look in J385, J387, J628, and J619 in our nonfiction section. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Author Title Call Number
BartonMy Bus
A bus driver picks up passengers on his bus route.
JE Barton
BraunWhoosh and Chug!
Slow and steady Chug saves the day.
JE Braun
BrownThe Airport Book
Take an exploratory journey through the airport.
JE Brown
Stock cars engage in a speed race.
JE Clement
CrewsFreight Train
A colorful train goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.
JE Crews
DaviesAll Aboard for the Bobo Road
Fatima and Galo's dad drives the bus all the way to Bobo.
JE Davies
de la PenaLast Stop on Market Street
Grandma helps CJ see the beauty and fun of their routine on the bus ride home.
JE de la Pena
DewdneyLittle Excavator
Little Excavator wants to help the big rigs transform a vacant lot into a park.
JE Dewdney
DopirakTwinkle Twinkle Little Car
A little red car takes a final cruise around town before bed.
JE Dopirak
FlemingBulldozer's Big Day
Bulldozer's friends plan a surprise party for him.
JE Fleming
FriendWith Any Luck, I'll Drive a Truck
A little boy pretends to drive every big vehicle he can imagine.
JE Friend
Prehistoric trucks roam, then rust and go extinct.
JE Gall
GarciaChugga Chugga Choo Choo
A train goes on a long trip with many stops.
JE Garcia
GilbertGo, Girls, Go!
Girls can do--and drive--anything!
JE Gilbert
HamiltonYellow Copter
Yellow Copter saves a teacher caught on a Ferris wheel.
JE Hamilton
JacobsCount on the Subway
A mother and child count their way there and back on a subway ride.
JE Jacobs
LondonSleep Train
A little boy goes on a bedtime adventure as he counts train cars.
JE London
OliveraABCs on Wheels
A beautifully graphic ABC book about all things that go.
JE Olivera
PenfoldFood Truck Fest!
A colorful, whimsical book about food trucks.
JE Penfold
PinkneyPuppy Truck
Carter discovers his new truck is just as fun and rascally as a puppy.
JE Pinkney
QuinteroMy Papi has a Motorcycle
Daisy sees her neighborhood from the back of her dad's motorcycle.
JE Quintero
RansomeNew Red Bike!
Tom enjoys his brand-new bicycle and then shares it with a friend.
JE Ransome
RaschkaEveryone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle
A father teaches his daughter all about bicycle riding.
JE Raschka
RinkerThree Cheers for Kid McGear!
Kid McGear proves a small, all-purpose truck can save the day.
JE Rinker
RosenThe Bus Is for Us!
Kids agree that the bus is the best because it's for everyone to share.
JE Rosen
During a snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day.
JE Savage
SchertleGood Night, Little Blue Truck
It's easy to be brave together during a thunderstorm.
JE Schertle
ScieszkaRace from A to Z
Different trucks join in a race through the streets of Trucktown.
JE Scieszka
SehgalThe Wheels on the Tuk Tuk
The wheels on the tuk tuk go round and round all over the city, in India.
JE Sehgal
ShaskanBig Choo
Little Choo wants to be just like his father.
JE Shaskan
SierraPreschool to the Rescue
Preschoolers save the day when vehicles get stuck in the mud.
JE Sierra
StarkTrucker and Train
Trucker learns to be patient and less bossy with Train's help.
JE Stark
Busy people and big, noisy machines build a road together.
JE Sutton
SwensonBig Rig
An eighteen-wheeler invites you to join him on his workday.
JE Swenson
ToddFood Trucks!
Short rhymes and facts introduce food trucks and what they offer.
JE Todd
Valentine Little Taco Truck
Little Taco Truck fears no one will want his tacos anymore when newcomers arrive.
JE Valentine
Van DusenIf I Built a Car
Jack describes the amazing kind of car he would build.
JE Van Dusen

Last Updated: 9/20


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