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Title:
You wouldn't want to work on the railroad! : a track you'd rather not go down
Author:
Graham, Ian, 1953-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Franklin Watts, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2014.
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations, maps; 25 cm.
Summary:
Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe the life of a laborer working on the transcontinental railroad.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Get to work! -- Where do we lay the tracks? -- Dig, dig, dig! -- Tracklaying -- Life on the line -- Going underground -- Mind your step! -- Brrr! Working in the snow -- The railroad invasion -- Let's build a town -- The golden spike -- What good is the railroad anyway?.
Reading Level:
IG 990 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.6 1.0 164752.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 7.4 3 Quiz: 62771.
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ISBN:
9780531211786

9780531228548
Format :
Book

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This best-selling series engages readers of all levels by making them part of the story. Readers will become the main character and can revel in the gory and dark sides of life throughout important moments in history.

Perfect resource for reluctant readers with:

Humor and history tied to curriculum Entertaining sidebars to pique reader's curiosity Comprehensive glossary to support content Index to make navigating subject matter easier


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