Transcontinenal Railroad

On May 10th, 1869 two railway lines were connected in Utah, and from that moment travelers could journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Before this transcontinental railroad was completed, travel across the United States was arduous, dangerous, and time consuming. Readers who are interested in the topic might like to look at the Trains and Locomotives feature.
Golden Mountain Chronicles: 1867 – Dragon's Gate

Golden Mountain Chronicles: 1867 – Dragon's Gate

Laurence Yep
Historical Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
HarperCollins, 2001   ISBN: 978-0060229719
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The Transcontinental Railroad

The Transcontinental Railroad

Jean F. Blashfield
Nonfiction
For ages 9 to 12
Compass Point Books, 2002   ISBN: 978-0756501532
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My Name Is America: The Journal Of Sean Sullivan, A Transcontinental Railroad Wo

My Name Is America: The Journal Of Sean Sullivan, A Transcontinental Railroad Wo

William Durbin
Historical Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Scholastic , 1999   ISBN: 978-0439049948
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The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad

The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad

Nathan Olson
Illustrator:  Richard Dominguez , Charles Barnett III 
Nonfiction Graphic Novel  Series
For ages 6 to 9
Capstone Press, 2007   ISBN: 978-0736864909
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The Great Railroad race: The Diary of Libby West

The Great Railroad race: The Diary of Libby West

Kristiana Gregory
Historical Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Scholastic , 1999   ISBN: 978-0590109918
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