C Train: A New Beginning (Hardcover)
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At the heart of this whimsical, engaging, and beautifully illustrated STEAM picture book based on real events, is a story about friendship and finding purpose while exploring trains, the environment, city life, ocean life, and artificial reefs.
C Train is about a New York City subway train that finds a new home thanks to an old friend. The city sidewalks are alive, with people hurrying to their homes, work, and school. Underground, C Train is busy taking people to these destinations.
Her favorite passenger, Maya, a Latinx girl with a star barrette, shares magical stories about marine life. The subway train loves Maya’s marker masterpieces of the ocean and marvels at the sea creatures and where they live. As Maya grows up and pursues her dream career in ocean engineering, C Train grows older and winds up stuck in the railyard. When Maya visits her old friend, the two embark on a new journey to find C Train a new home, far from the subway rails!