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On the Blue Comet [electronic resource] /

by Wells, Rosemary; Ibatoulline, Bagram[ill.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010Description: 329 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780763682828.Subject(s): Space and time -- Juvenile fiction | Railroad trains -- Juvenile fiction | Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction | Space and time -- Fiction | Railroad trains -- Fiction | Single-parent families -- Fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction | California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Juvenile fiction | Illinois -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction | California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Fiction | Illinois -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction | Adventure fiction | Electronic booksOnline Resources: Click here to read this eBook. Summary: When the Depression hits in Cairo, Illinois, and Oscar Ogilvie's father must sell their home and vast model train set-up to look for work in California, eleven-year-old Oscar is left with his dour aunt, where he befriends a mysterious drifter, witnesses a stunning bank robbery, and is suddenly catapulted onto a train that takes him to a different time and place.
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When the Depression hits in Cairo, Illinois, and Oscar Ogilvie's father must sell their home and vast model train set-up to look for work in California, eleven-year-old Oscar is left with his dour aunt, where he befriends a mysterious drifter, witnesses a stunning bank robbery, and is suddenly catapulted onto a train that takes him to a different time and place.

Ages 10+

5-8 Follett School Solutions.

Electronic reproduction. Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010.

Print version ISBN. 9780763637224 (trade).

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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