Children's Books for Kids Who Love the Subway

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Subway by Christopher Niemann
Two kids and their father explore NYC subway routes.

I Am the Subway by Kim Kyo-eun
A journey through the Seoul subway.

My Subway Ride by Paul DuBois Jacobs, Jennifer Swender, and Selina Alko
A vivid journey through the heart of New York City's subway and all the great stops along the way.

Subway by Anastasia Suen and Karen Katz
A girl and her mother take a subway ride.

Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure by Nadja Spiegelman and Sergio Garcia Sanchez
When Pablo gets separated from his new schoolmates during his first field trip in New York City, he doesn't know how he'll be able to find them again. A graphic novel.

Count on the Subway by Paul DuBois Jacobs, Jennifer Swender, and Dan Yaccarino
A trip for very young riders through the New York City subway that's also a counting book.

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            Illustration from T-Ride by Sage Stossel

T-Ride by Sage Stossel
A colorful and exciting ride on the Boston T Subway for the Littlest Explorers.

Beneath the Streets of Boston by Joe McKendry
A picture book about the construction of the nation's first subway system.

Charlie on the M.T.A. by Julia O'Brien-Merrill and Caitlin Marquis
With original historical documents and the original M.T.A. song lyrics.

A Wicked Good T Trip! by Dave Brigham and Martina Marek
A picture book detailing a field trip through Boston on a Green Line subway train.

The Secret Subway by Shana Corey and Red Nose Studio
The true story of New York City's first subway.

Subway Story by Julia Sarcone-Roach
The true story of a subway car that became an artificial reef in the Atlantic Ocean.

Tap Tap Boom Boom by Elizabeth Bluemle and G. Brian Karas
People take refuge inside a subway station during a city thunderstorm.