The Last Rail The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad (Smithsonian"s Odyssey) by Darice Bailer

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  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - General,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

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ContributionsBill Farnsworth (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL12191390M
ISBN 10156899365X
ISBN 109781568993652

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