The Journal of Sean Sullivan: A Transcontinental Railroad Worker

By William Durbin

Reading Level: Late Elementary School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Scholastic 1999

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A young boys experience of working on the Transcontinental Railroad. (Part of the My Name Is America series)

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.