Books by Shirley Burman

SHE'S BEEN WORKING ON THE RAILROAD by Nancy Smiler Levinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"The black-and-white archival and contemporary photographs add excitement to this remarkable, unusual history. (b&w photos, notes, glossary, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
When railroads came into use in America in the 1830s, they were ``owned, built, and run by men.'' In 1838, the first women became employed by the railroads in domestic service jobs. Read full book review >