Author: Daniel Pinkwater
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company (pb. Aladdin)
Description: The Popsnorkles decide they need a new car, and they can't believe their eyes when they test drive the amazing Tooth-Gnasher Superflash. TOOTH-GNASHER SUPERFLASH by Daniel Pinkwater and read by Victoria Jackson, inspires LeVar to learn all the ins and outs of automobiles as he spends the day in a service station. Viewers also get a glance at what's in store for the future of automobiles when they witness the incredible Sunraycar, a solar-powered car.
Activity Suggestion: Discuss what transportation means and the various types of transportation people use to get around. How does where people live orwhat their occupation is determine the type of transportation they choose? Have the class think of all the methods of transportation and create a list of them. How have people traveled in the past? How might we able to travel in the future?
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