Nonfiction Books Transcontinental Railroad, The (20)

Transcontinental Railroad, The (20)

Transcontinental Railroad, The (20)
Item No. GS7065
ISBN-13 978-1-5382-4889-8
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction High-Lo U.S. History 19th Century Transportation Technology Transcontinental Railroad
# of Pages 32
Size 6 1/2" x 9 1/4"
Author O'Mara, John
Reading Interest 2,3,4,5,6
Series A Look at U.S. History: Set 3
Publisher Gareth Stevens
Date Published 2020
Guided Reading Level J
 
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A transcontinental railroad spanning the United States was once thought to be impossible. After a practical route was found, about 1,800 miles of track were laid from Nebraska to California in just 6 years. This railroad changed the nation, connecting the East and West Coast and making travel and communication easier than ever. Readers will be fascinated by the amazing tale of this railroad and the striking photographs that support this accessible narrative.