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Audience: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
When his Uncle Foxfire comes for a visit to China in 1865, fourteen-year-old Otter finally gets to realize his wish to work on the Transcontinental Railroad in Nevada. However, the dangerous hardships Otter endures are the opposite of the America in his dreams. Will Otter be able to survive the hardships he faces while working? This title is the sequel to Mountain Light.
Awards won: Newbery Honor book 1994
Date read: 4/13/2009
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