Stephen Krensky’s the book follows 10 years-old white girl Winnie Turker’s view of what happened to the US’s historical transcontinental railroad’s behind.
For summer vacation, she spends time in Cisco where her father works as a miner. She meets Lee, a Chinese boy who works for a general store. They get to be friends and then she begins to wonder why Chinese people are unequally treated. She asks questions to her father.
- lexile measure: 390L
- reading ages: 8 -12 years