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Coolies / by Yin, illustrated by Chris Soentpiet

Coolies


Title:
Coolies
Author: Yin
Illustrator: Chris Soentpiet
Publisher: Philomel Books
ISBN: 0-399-23227-3
Year: 2001
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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