Alphabet Trucks. By Samantra R. Vamos. Illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke. Start the engines. Lift and load. Shift the gears and hit the road. Vroom! Rumble! Zoom! Alphabet trucks. A is for apple truck, carting produce to the store. B is for box truck, with a rolling rear door. C is for cargo truck, shipping goods across land. D is for dump truck, moving gravel, dirt, and sand. E is for elevator truck. Raise the forklift – up it goes! F is for fuel truck, with a meter, pump, and hose. G is for grapple truck, and it’s grabby, massive claw. H is for horse truck, full of water, feed, and straw. I is for ice-cream truck, with frozen treats to taste. J is for junk truck, removing scrap and waste. K is for knuckle-boom truck, its rear crane folds up tight. L is for lowboy truck, with its drop in deck height. M is for mixer truck, for stirring concrete. N is for news truck, reporting from the street. O is for ore truck, carrying tons in weight. P is for pickup truck, with a bed and tailgate. Q is for quint truck: hose, tank, ladders, and pump. R is for recycle truck – less trash to fill the dump. S is for snowplow truck – snowy streets to clear and groom. T is for tow truck, with a hook, chain, and boom. U is for U-Haul truck. New homes and friends to greet. V is for vacuum truck, keeping streets clean and neat. W is for winch truck, winding cable on a spool. X is for X-ray truck, scanning contents with a tool. Y is for yard truck, slowly moving as it hauls. Z is for zipper truck, lifting barrier walls. Day and night, just watch and see. Trucks work hard from A to Z.