Jeremiah works for the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad. But the new steam engine has arrived, and his horses won't be pulling freight down the tracks anymore. Will he find a way to adapt to change brought about by technological advances, or will he be sidetracked? Students will enjoy this illustrated historical fiction reader that features compelling text, grade-appropriate vocabulary, and chapter format to build reading comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency. This hi-lo reader is perfect for students who need high-interest, low-readability books.