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Author Wells, Rosemary.

Title On the Blue Comet / Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.

Imprint Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Fiction  J Wells    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 329 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
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.
Source NBK 9/10 PPLY
Subject Space and time -- Fiction.
Railroad trains -- Fiction.
Single-parent families -- Fiction.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Fiction.
Illinois -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Added Author Ibatoulline, Bagram, illustrator.
ISBN 9780763637224 (lib. bdg.)
076363722X (lib. bdg.)

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