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by Tricia Glensor

illustrations by Scott Pearson

Book cover of JJ 48.

Mum and Jake can’t go to the supermarket because Mum’s car won’t start. When the tow truck arrives, Jake takes a keen interest in everything the tow- truck driver does. Jake’s interest in the technology becomes the focus of the story, with a detailed description of the process of winching the car onto the tow truck woven into the narrative. The story concludes with a diagram that Jake has drawn.

Gold 1

Series: Junior Journal 48, Level 2, 2014

Learning area: English, Technology

Colour wheel level: Gold

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 3

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: breakdown, tow truck, car, mechanic, fix

In: Junior Journal 48, Level 2, 2014

Publication date: January 2014

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