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Author Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author.
Title The building of the Transcontinental Railroad / by Peggy Caravantes.
Pub Info Mankato, MN : The Child's World, [2017]
book jacket
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 385.09 CAR     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Engineering that made America
Engineering that made America.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 31-32) and index.
Contents Fast facts and timeline -- Uniting a nation -- Theodore Judah's vision -- Plans develop, problems begin -- Challenges -- Success! -- Thinking about it.
Summary Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.
Audience Ages 8-11.
Note Accelerated Reader AR 5.0 0.5 187487.
Subject Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Railroads -- History -- 19th century.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- History -- United States.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Technology -- How Things Work-Are Made.
ISBN 9781503816350 (hardback)
1503816354 (hardback)
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