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Author:
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
Awards:

A brief picture book on the career of this jazz musician and composer who, along with his orchestra, created music that was beyond category.
Author:
Angela Johnson
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

This powerfully illustrated picture book looks at legendary engineer Casey Jones through the eyes of a fictional black child who toils in a cotton field near the railroad tracks.
Author:
Patricia Newman
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Ride a train with a friendly conductor who teaches a young boy how to talk like a railroader.
Author:
David Weitzman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Text and illustrations show the process and purpose of creating the eight-wheeler locomotive.
Author:
Michael O. Tunnell
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
When a young girl can't afford to go visit her grandmother by train, her family discovers a less costly way for her to travel - by mail.
Author:
William Withuhn
Reading Level:
High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A pictorial chronology of the growth of the railroad system.
Author:
Martin W. Sandler
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
An exploration of the impact of trains on American life.
Author:
Errol Lincoln Uys
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
The author draws from several primary resources, accounting the experiences of teenagers traveling on the railroad in order to survive the Great Depression.
Author:
David Weitzman
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A detailed history of one of the earliest steam locomotives in American history, rich with intricate pen and ink drawings
Author:
William Durbin
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A young boys experience of working on the Transcontinental Railroad. (Part of the My Name Is America series)
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