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The railroad fuels westward expansion (1870s)

Author: Russell Roberts
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, ©2013.
Series: Railroad in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The story of the birth of the railroad and its importance in American history is told in this new six-title series for children in grades 4 to 8. Written in narrative form, these books recount the invention and development of the railroad in the United States and the lives of the people who sacrificed to make this dream a reality."--Publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Roberts
ISBN: 9781612282909 1612282903
OCLC Number: 780484064
Description: 47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Go west --
by railroad --
Sidebar: Which way? --
Spanning a continent --
Sidebar: Gauging a railroad --
The railroads sell the West --
Sidebar: Hardship? What hardship? --
Leaving --
Sidebar: Train robbers --
Arriving --
Sidebar: The day of two noons.
Series Title: Railroad in American history.
Responsibility: Russell Roberts.

Abstract:

"The story of the birth of the railroad and its importance in American history is told in this new six-title series for children in grades 4 to 8. Written in narrative form, these books recount the invention and development of the railroad in the United States and the lives of the people who sacrificed to make this dream a reality."--Publisher's website.

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