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The First Railroads

The First Railroads( )
Author: Isaacs, Sally Senzell
Series title:The American Adventure Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4034-2506-5
Publication Date:Apr 2004
Publisher:Heinemann-Raintree
Imprint:NA-h
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.29
Book Description:

Follow the development of the first steam locomotives and railroad networks in the East in the 1820s and 1830s. Discover how, as the nation grew, railroad companies built tracks through woods, across rivers, and over mountains to reach the far West. Find out what it was like to work on the railroads. See how the growth of railroads changed the lives of U.S. citizens and American Indians forever. This book describes in detail the lives of ordinary people in the United States who built...
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Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Transportation / Railroads & Trains
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.44 x 11 x 0.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.55 Pounds
Author Biography
Isaacs, Sally Senzell (Author)
Author Sally Senzell Isaacs was born in 1950 and grew up in Evansville, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana University, where she majored in American history and sociology. She has written over 30 children's books dealing with American history. Her book Cattle Trails and Cowboys won the first June Franklin Naylor Award for the Best Book for Children on Texas History.

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