ISBN-10: 1416994157
ISBN-13: 9781416994152
Author: Floca, Brian
Illustrated by: Floca, Brian
Interest Level: P-5
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: September 2013

Copyright: 2013

Page Count: 64

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Interest Level

Grades P-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: O
Lexile: 640L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.7
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / General

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Machinery & Tools

From the creator of Moonshot, a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America's early railroads. It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family are traveling together, riding America's brand-new transcontinental railroad. These pages come alive with the details of the trip and the sounds, speed, and strength of the mighty locomotives; the work that keeps them moving; and the thrill of travel from plains to mountain to ocean. Come hear the hiss of the steam, feel the heat of the engine, watch the landscape race by. Come ride the rails, come cross the young country!
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