The Iron Dragon Never Sleeps (Paperback)

By Stephen Krensky, John Fulweiler (Illustrator)
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Ten-year-old Winnie and her mother spend the summer of 1867 with Winnie's father, a mining engineer for the Central Pacific Railroad. While the Central Pacific weathers a strike by the Chinese immigrant laborers, Winnie's view of the world is forever changed by Lee Cheng, a young tea carrier. Illustrations.

About the Author

Stephen Krensky is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including "How Santa Got His Job" (an ALA Notable Book) and "Big Bad Wolves at School". He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts. You can visit him at

Product Details
ISBN: 9780440411369
ISBN-10: 044041136X
Publisher: Yearling Books
Publication Date: November 1995
Pages: 96
Language: English