The Village Garage

By Karas, G. Brian

Publishers Summary:
Through the year and no matter the weather, workers at the Village Garage are always busy. With the help of their trusty trucks, they clean the streets of sticks and leaves in the spring; patch potholes in preparation for summer traffic; pick up the leaves in the fall; and spray the roads with sand and salt during winter. Young truck enthusiasts will love watching the garage workers operate their terrific trucks and keep the roads in top shape through every season!

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ISBN
978-0-80508-716-1
Publisher
Ottaviano Holt


REVIEWS

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2010

A cheery text and truck-rific illustrations welcome readers to the Village Garage, where a diverse crew of municipal workers happily tackle all sorts of jobs around town. In the spring, the crew cleans up road debris after the snow melts. The busy summer season involves pothole filling, road work, and grass mowing. Autumn brings lots of leaf raking, blowing, and removal. Winter means snowplowing and road salting. There's drama, too, when a...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Starred Review on October 1, 2010

Cheery text welcomes readers to the Village Garage, where a diverse crew of municipal workers happily tackle jobs around town. Tru...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on June 1, 2010

- A warm portrait of life in a small town and the village garage employees who take care of the community. - The focus on the seasons unifies the garage's various functions into a simple narrative. - G. Brian Ka...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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