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8 edition of On the Blue Comet found in the catalog.

On the Blue Comet

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Published by Candlewick Press in Somerville, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 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

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsIbatoulline, Bagram, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W46843 Om 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24044938M
    ISBN 109780763637224
    LC Control Number2009051358
    OCLC/WorldCa496956635

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