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Identifying colors is one of the main goals of a child entering kindergarten. Here is a colorful start toward that goal.

Freight Train

Illustrated by Donald Crews

Greenwillow 2006

Ages: 3 to 5

Topic: Colors

A Caldecott honor book, this train will roar through the hearts of all those of us that have counted freight cars. The colorful box cars including the caboose will stream through your minds as they pass through the pages. This is one book you will visit again and again.

There is also a Spanish version, Freight Train Tren de Carga.