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Ten Mile Day

And the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad

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Ten Mile Day by Mary Ann Fraser
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On May 10, 1869, the final spike in North America's first transcontinental railroad was driven home at Promontory Summit, Utah. Illustrated with the author's carefully researched, evocative paintings, here is a great adventure story in the history of the American West--the day Charles Crocker staked $10,000 on the crews' ability to lay a world record ten miles of track in a single, Ten Mile Day.

Author Biography

Mary Ann Fraser has illustrated more than forty books for children, and is the author-illustrator of a growing list of popular middle-grade books that focus on U.S. history. Her In Search of the Grand Canyon was voted a Best Book of the Year by School Library Journal and Ten Mile Day was an American Bookseller Pick, of the Lists. A graduate of Exter College of Art Design, she lives with her husband and three children in Simi Valley, California.
Release date NZ
March 15th, 1996
Contributor
Illustrated by Mary Ann Fraser
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Square Fish
Interest Age
From 8 to 12 years
Pages
40
Dimensions
95x258x3
ISBN-13
9780805047035
Product ID
3326361

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