1860s: New York City traffic was getting worse and worse. So inventor Alfred Ely Beach, “a man of action,” secretly built the first underground train, run by pneumatic power. Author’s note. Selected bibliography. Full-color illustrations are photographed, hand-built three-dimensional sets.
The Secret SubwayBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780375970719 Format: Print Book Edition: Library edition with trade jacket added Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Page Count: 40 Trim Size: 10" x 10" Lexile: Level: AD810L Awards & Honors: The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
ALA Notable Books for Children Nominee -Summer 2016, Picture Books
New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Picture Books
NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books 2017
NSTA Best STEM Books for Students K -12: 2017
CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, K–2
The Nonfiction Detectives, 2016 Best Nonfiction Books for Children
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