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Author Sandler, Martin W., author.
Title Iron rails, iron men, and the race to link the nation : the story of the transcontinental railroad / Martin W. Sandler.
Pub Info Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J 973.8 SAN     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 385.09 Sandler     AVAILABLE
 Centerville Young Adult  YA 385.09 SAN     AVAILABLE
 Osterville-Young Adult  YA 385.09 SAN     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth - YA  YA 385.097 SAN     AVAILABLE
 West Yarmouth-Young Adult  YA 385.097 SAN     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition 2015.
Descript 211 pages ; illustrations, maps ; 24 x 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204) and index.
Note Also includes timeline.
Contents Dreamers and builders -- Rails across the plains -- Attacking the mountains -- A wild excursion -- Tunnels, snow, and Neveda at last -- Hell on wheels -- Tracks across the desert -- A race for glory -- Celebration -- What happened to them -- Timeline.
Summary "Experience the race of rails to link the country--and meet the men behind this incredible feat--in a riveting story about the building of the transcontinental railroad, brought to life with archival photos."--Publisher's website.
Audience Middle School.
1230 Lexile
Note Reading Counts! 10.0
Subject Union Pacific Railroad Company -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Central Pacific Railroad Company -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Union Pacific Railroad Company -- History.
Central Pacific Railroad Company -- History.
Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Title Iron rails, iron men & the race to link the nation
Story of the transcontinental railroad
ISBN 0763665274
9780763665272
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