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The transcontinental railroad : connecting the nation / Therese Harasymiw.

Harasymiw, Therese, (author. ).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA 385.0978 HAR (Text) 30477101143521 Young Adult: New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534561373
  • ISBN: 1534561374
  • Physical Description: 104 pages : Illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Lucent Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Portions of this book originally appeared The Transcontinental Railroad by Michael V. Uschan." --- title page.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Setting the scene: a timeline -- Introduction: a railway from coast to coast -- A sprawling nation -- Plotting a course across the continent -- A way to preserve the union -- The Union Pacific heads West -- The Central Pacific heads East -- Epilogue: completely transcontinental.
Summary, etc.:
Readers may know the basic facts about the creation of the first transcontinental railroad, but the full story behind the push to connect the United States by rail is much more than the names and dates taught in history classes. Readers discover the exciting, important details including the contributions of immigrants as they encounter engaging main text, comprehensive sidebars, and historical images that include carefully chosen primary sources. These text features come together to give readers an in-depth look at the first successful attempt to connect the United States through transportation.
Subject: Pacific railroads > Juvenile literature.
Railroads > United States > History > Juvenile literature.

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