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The Resource Across America on an emigrant train, by Jim Murphy ; illustrated with photographs and prints ; drawing of [Fanny Van de Grifts Osbourne]

Across America on an emigrant train, by Jim Murphy ; illustrated with photographs and prints ; drawing of [Fanny Van de Grifts Osbourne]

Label
Across America on an emigrant train
Title
Across America on an emigrant train
Statement of responsibility
by Jim Murphy ; illustrated with photographs and prints ; drawing of [Fanny Van de Grifts Osbourne]
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combines an account of Robert Louis Stevenson's experiences as he traveled from New York to California by train in 1879 and a description of the building and operation of railroads in nineteenth-century America
Summary
Combines an account of Robert Louis Stevenson's experiences as he traveled from New York to California by train in 1879 and a description of the building and operation of railroads in nineteenth-century America
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Jefferson Cup Award, 1994.
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 1994.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1994
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
180702
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 828/.803
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 7-9
  • 1180
Intended audience source
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Lexile
LC call number
PR5495
LC item number
.M79 1993
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1180
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Across America on an emigrant train, by Jim Murphy ; illustrated with photographs and prints ; drawing of [Fanny Van de Grifts Osbourne]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [139]-144) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
138727
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
150 pages
Isbn
9780395633908
Lccn
92038650 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(DLC)
Label
Across America on an emigrant train, by Jim Murphy ; illustrated with photographs and prints ; drawing of [Fanny Van de Grifts Osbourne]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [139]-144) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
138727
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
150 pages
Isbn
9780395633908
Lccn
92038650 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(DLC)

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