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Welcome to The Orange Barrels The Orange Barrels is a children’s book series featuring a family of orange construction barrels that travel all over the United States. This family will teach your children about each state and country they visit by highlighting the special features and locations that make each destination unique. Your children will love the characters and get excited each time the family takes off on its next adventure. They will learn to read maps, explore geography and learn about historical landmarks. Along the way the Barrels will meet friends like Stop Sign and Jackhammer, who will help them explore the state they’re working in. Geography will come alive as this book series will open the eyes of your child to the world around them.



The Orange Barrel family has traveled west to Texas where everything is bigger. Follow with your friends as they learn some of the history of Texas. The Barrels will teach you about Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and more as they repair roads and travel through out all of Texas.

Books are evaluated on a scale of 1 to 5.

(1 meaning “needs improvement” and 5 meaning “outstanding”.)


Structure, Organization, and Pacing: 5

Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar: 5

Production Quality and Cover Design: 5

Plot and Story Appeal: 5

Character Appeal and Development: 5

Voice and Writing Style: 5


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