Illustrator: Chris Soentpiet
Publisher: Philomel Books
Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level: 4.8
Concepts: human resources, discrimination, capital resources, transportation, economic history, scarcity
Summary: A young boy hears the story of his great-great-great-grandfather and his brother who came to the United States to make a better life for themselves helping to build the transcontinental railroad.
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