On the Blue Comet

On the Blue Comet

Book - 2010
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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.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780763637224
076363722X
Characteristics: 329 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Ibatoulline, Bagram - Illustrator

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MissAnnie Oct 24, 2012

Trains, time travel and bank robbers all packed into this one story about a young boy living through the depression.

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