Engine Number Ten is a tale of steam engines, construction and California history, but is also a testament to the power of hard work and belief in the possible. Based on the true story of Granite Rock Company and its A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas, California, it is illustrated with beautiful archival photos and original drawings. A fascinating historical account, this beautiful teaching story tells of willingness, tenacity and compassion for others.
Engine Number Ten aims to delight young readers as it teaches them important values as well as concepts in math and history.
As steam engines One through Ten arrive at the rock quarry, children learn counting and numbers.
This fascinating account of steam engines, construction and California history is based on the true story of Granite Rock Company and its A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas, California. Colorfully illustrated with original drawings and lovely vintage photographs from Company archives, its helps young children understand how the region grew and developed during the 20th century.
Engine Number Ten helps children believe in ideas and solutions, to dream big dreams and to find a way to help others. It’s "Yes, We Will" message teaches willingness and tenacity, and is a testament to the power of hard work and belief in the possible.
Values: These questions are for thoughtful discussion. What do you think?