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

Wells, Rosemary (Author). Ibatoulline, Bagram, (illustrator.).

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  • 20 of 22 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
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Rowayton Library J WEL (Text to phone) 33625000341501 Juvenile Green Dot Available -

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Participant or Performer Note: Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note:
730L Lexile
Sentence length: 3 (medium) Word frequency: 1 (very easy) Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.7 8.0 141159.
Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.5 14 Quiz: 51327.
Awards Note:
Sequoyah Children's Book Award Masterlist, 2013
Subject: Space and time Juvenile fiction
Railroad trains Juvenile fiction
Single-parent families Juvenile fiction
Depressions 1929 United States Juvenile fiction
California History 1850-1950 Juvenile fiction
Illinois History 20th century Juvenile fiction
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
Genre: Juvenile literature.
Action and adventure fiction.
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