The Secret Subway

Book Verdict

The Secret Subway

by Shana Corey

Illustrations by Red Nose Studio

First Release:

May 2016

ISBN: 9780375970719

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.

  • 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
    Genre: Nonfic
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