On the Blue Comet / Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.
- ISBN: 9780763637224
- ISBN: 076363722X
- Physical Description: 329p. ; 22cm.
- Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
- Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010.
|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.|
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