History Books By Topic

Learning About The Transcontinental Railroad

This post is for sharing “living” or great books on the following history topics:

Trans-continental Railroad Period

Polk, Manifest Destiny

(For the list of all history topics addressed by this blog, click here.)

For Elementary Students:
This is a short picture book which tells a memorable story about the building and completion of the trans-continental railroad:

This highly-rated story describes the western expansion of the 1860’s:


For High School Students:


What are your favorite history books on this topic? Feel free to share with a comment below.


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