On the Blue Comet

On the Blue CometOn the Blue Comet
Author: Rosemary Wells
Grade: 4
F&P Level: U
Lexile: 730

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.

Pages: 329

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