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

By: Wells, Rosemary.
Contributor(s): Ibatoulline, Bagram.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 329 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780763637224 (hc); 076363722X (hc).Subject(s): Space and time -- Juvenile fiction | Railroad trains -- Juvenile fiction | Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction | California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Juvenile fiction | Illinois -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: [Fic] 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.

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