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My Life as a Shipping Container

Length: 46 pages20 minutes


this book explains how all sorts of goods move around the world. using real life images of the shipping industry four shipping containers, otto, boxford, flat top and homer share their adventures as they travel from the far east to the panama canal and to europe. each of the containers has a story to tell about how the different container types are used for specific purposes. otto carries bicycles across the country and retires to a special place. boxford is specifically designed to carry fragile foods around the world. flat top is called super flat top because he can carry cargo that is too big for all other containers, and homer has a surprise in store for the reader. the story provides a look at international commerce, geography, and logistics.

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