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The Resource On the Blue Comet, Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

On the Blue Comet, Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

Label
On the Blue Comet
Title
On the Blue Comet
Statement of responsibility
Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Tone
Writing style
Awards note
Sequoyah Children's Book Award Masterlist, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
368821
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wells, Rosemary
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • MG
  • 3-5
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
PerformerNote
Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Reading level
  • 4.7
  • 4.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ibatoulline, Bagram
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Space and time
  • Railroad trains
  • Single-parent families
  • Depressions
  • California
  • Illinois
  • Space and time
  • Railroad trains
  • Single-parent families
  • Depressions
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • California
  • Illinois
  • Depressions
  • Railroad trains
  • Single-parent families
  • Space and time
  • California
  • Illinois
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
On the Blue Comet, Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn496956635
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
329 pages
Isbn
9780763637224
Lccn
2009051358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)496956635
Label
On the Blue Comet, Rosemary Wells ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn496956635
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
329 pages
Isbn
9780763637224
Lccn
2009051358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)496956635

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