Level 8 Unit 3
Social Studies: Public Transportation


The Railway Children
by Edith Nesbit
Life near a rural railway station brings a surprise for a family from London.
  Chicago Transit
by David M. Young
An illustrated history of the Chicago transit system.


Slake's Limbo
by Felice Holman
A young boy lives on his own in the subways of New York City.
by David Macaulay
Describes subterranean subways, foundations, utilities, and other systems.


Transit Talk
by Robert W. Snyder
New York's bus and subway workers tell their stories.
  Under the Sidewalks of New York
by Brian J. Cudahy
The author relates the story of the New York City subway system.


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