Transcontinental Railroad

Transcontinental Railroad

Diane Gimpel (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617840548

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This title examines an important historic event - the transcontinental railroad. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the events surrounding the planning, construction, and completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States, key people involved, and its impact on society. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Biographies History Science & Technology Transportation
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Social Studies
English (US)
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