Be one of the first to read Finn’s Car as it’s being written. Tell me what you like or don’t like. Read what other kids thought. One lucky kid will become a character in the story.
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Tags: summer reading
Choose a topic from our list below and start writing! See what other kids wrote.
Or, write the next sentence in this story:
Katje sat at her pottery wheel creating a flower vase when suddenly a voice from inside the the spinning clay said to her, “Hey, stop spinning me already. I’m dizzy!”
Katje looked stopped turning the wheel and looked inside the clay vase. To her amazement, she saw…
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In the next book of the Finn’s Travels series, Finn’s Car, Finn and his engineering class design and build a hybrid go-kart.
In this case, hybrid means a go-kart with a gas motor and an electric engine. Hybrid vehicles tend to be more fuel efficient than traditional systems.
What kind of races have you been in? Running? A relay race? Bicycles? Skating? In which kind of races are you fastest?
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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?
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?
Tags: fun and games
Finn’s cousin Bruno is a computer whiz and he likes playing video games, too. If you play too much and can’t stop, your parents might say you’re addicted.
What games do you play and why?
Are you and your friends addicted?