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The great railroad race

the diary of Libby West

by Kristiana Gregory

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Diaries,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    As the daughter of a newspaper reporter, fourteen-year-old Libby keeps a diary account of the exciting events surrounding her during the building of the railroad in the West in 1868.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Kristiana Gregory
    SeriesDear America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G8619 Gr 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination203 p. ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24875538M
    ISBN 10059010991X
    LC Control Number98021816


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