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The John Bull: A British Locomotive Comes to America

by Weitzman, David

A detailed history of one of the earliest steam locomotives in American history, rich with intricate pen and ink drawings  

  • Topic 19th-Century History
  • Age Groups Early Elementary: K-3, Late Elementary: 4-6, Middle School
  • Book Type Nonfiction
  • Award
  • Publisher Farrar Straus Giroux, 2004, New York, NY
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Award Key

Caldecott Medal
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Newberry Medal
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Coretta Scott King Award
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
Golden Kite Award
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.


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