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by Michael Garland
Michael Garland, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 9 1/4 x 9 | US$ 16.95
ISBN: 9780823428663 | 01-01-2014

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Transportation, Easy Readers
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ

CCSS Codes:
K-2: RI. 1, 2, 5

About the Book
This nonfiction book for early readers showcases the many important jobs of tugboats.

Make way for a small boat with amazing strength. The powerful little tugboat can do big jobs—such as pulling an ocean liner, a cargo ship, barges, even a bridge! It maneuvers the tall ships and tugs the fireworks barge.

Stunning paintings of vibrant harbor scenes in every kind of weather illustrate an accessible, informational text, written especially for emerging readers. A table of contents and back matter supplement the fun learning experience.


“The glossary of shipping terms and a brief note about the use of tugs to transport parts of the Willis Avenue Bridge from Albany to New York City are genuinely insightful. This book will be tugged around quite a bit.”"—Booklist

“Children who love boats will thrill at the sights and see that small size does not preclude great strength.”"—Kirkus Reviews