TEN MILE DAY
AND THE BUILDING OF THE
Henry Holt 1993
PB ISBN# 0-8050-4703-4
*History Book Club
*American Bookseller Pick of the List
*A Junior Library Guild Selection
*Bank Street College Best Books 2018
"In her well-researched text, Fraser incorporates fascinating detail...while honestly addressing the prejudice faced by Chinese laborers. Good use of broad picture-book format. An attractive resource." Kirkus Reviews"
" Ten Mile Day is in a class by itself. It is a picture-book slice of American history that should pique readers' interest." George Gleason, School Library Journal
On April 28, 1869 the Central Pacific Railroad Company attempted to do the impossible--the laying of ten miles of track in one day. It would be the last great push to complete the transcontinental railroad.