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Stagecoaches and railroads

by Isaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950-

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 6 copies
Available (6)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - East Liberty Children's Non-Fiction Collection qj HE203.I79 2012x
Location  CLP - East Liberty
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  qj HE203.I79 2012x
 
 
CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection qj HE203.I79 2012x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  qj HE203.I79 2012x
 
 
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Non-Fiction Collection qj HE203.I79 2012x
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  qj HE203.I79 2012x
 
 
CLP - West End Children's Non-Fiction Collection qj HE203.I79 2012x
Location  CLP - West End
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  qj HE203.I79 2012x
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 388 IS1
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 388 IS1
 
 
South Park Library Juvenile j 388.09 ISA
Location  South Park Library
 
Collection  Juvenile
 
Call Number  j 388.09 ISA
 
 
Summary

All About America: Stagecoaches and Railroads by Sally Senzell Isaacs

Be part of history in action! Travel back in time to the most exciting and inspiring periods in American history. Action-packed and historically accurate, All About America covers the most important periods in the history of a burgeoning nation, from Colonists and Independence to The Civil War, and from Cowboys and the Wild West to the early inhabitants, the Native Americans. With detailed reconstructions and original artwork from each period, find yourself immersed in the incredible action,as you confront the redcoats, catch gold fever, journey West, and ride the trails, your trusty lasso at your side.

Contents
A nation on the move
The first locomotives
West by steam power
Stagecoaches out West
The Pony Express
"It's a holdup!"
Masses on the move
Linking the continent
Railroad towns
Traveling in style
Advertising for immigrants
Chasing land and loot
Back on track.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The slender volumes in the All about America series survey broad topics in American history. Each book offers 13 highly illustrated double-page spreads that present topics using a few paragraphs of information and related text boxes as well as several color illustrations and five or more captioned illustrations. These include archival photos, drawings, and paintings as well as photos of artifacts and new illustrations. Sources of quotes are sometimes mentioned in the text, but the back matter lacks source bibliographies and notes. With an eye toward transportation, Stagecoaches discusses such topics as steamboats, stage coaches, and the effects of the transcontinental railways on the American Indians and on the settlement of the West. The text is straightforward, though occasionally facile, as in the explanations for the Civil War in the volume titled Industrial Revolution. Still, these highly visual presentations could supplement more tightly focused history books.--Phelan, Carolyn Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series All about America.
Subjects Transportation -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Stagecoaches -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Railroads -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Transportation -- History.
Stagecoach lines -- History.
Railroads -- History.
Publisher New York :Kingfisher :2012
Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Macmillan,
Language English
Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
ISBN 9780753466964 (reinforced lib. bdg.)
0753466961 (reinforced lib. bdg.)
9780753465165 (pbk.)
0753465167 (pbk.)
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