Archive for the 'travel' Category

Greener Planet

high-speed train

InterCity Express speeds through Europe

Have you ever traveled by train?

In Europe, people often ride trains instead of driving their cars, which saves fuel and reduces pollution. It also reduces the amount of traffic on the road.You can stand up or sit down, read or write, or even visit the restaurant car while you ride. Modern trains travel at over 100 mph!

Why is it important to conserve resources?  What are some ways you can reduce, reuse & recycle?

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Read any good books lately?

Birgit

Red helps Finn translate the diary

Bruno’s smart sister Birgit, also known as Red, helps Finn solve the mystery in his father’s travel journal.

The journal is written in German, which Finn speaks a little, but needs help reading it. But Finn and his friends are also looking for clues to find Dad’s treasure.

What kind of books do you like to read?
Do you read mysteries?  What was the best book you’ve ever read and why?

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Best. Summer. Ever!

airplane

Finn flies to Germany

Finn spends part of his summer vacation visiting his grandparents and cousins in Germany.

Do you have any special plans for the summer? Going to the beach? Visiting family?

Tell about your best summer ever — one you’ve had or one you’d like to have.
Click on COMMENTS to answer the question and see what others wrote. You may be surprised what you find out! You can also Read Chapter One of Finn’s Ship >

Late! Missed the boat

Accidental stowaways

Finn and his friend Burrito visit a cruise ship. The ship leaves the harbor while they’re still on board and they become accidental stowaways!

Have you ever been so late that you missed something important?

Tell about a time YOU were LATE for something important

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