When Oscar’s dad leaves to find work in California during the depression, a strange man shows up and befriends him. When Oscar witnesses a bank robbery, he suddenly finds himself on a train, but in another time period and place. Anyone that has ever been enthralled by a large miniature train layout will love this heart warming story!
Review by Kathy Loewy, Twin Peaks Elem. School Media Center
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Interest Level: Grades 4-7
On the Blue Comet
Written by Rosemary Wells, Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Release Date: Sept. 28, 2010
2 thoughts on “On the Blue Comet”
this looks like such an interesting book, I will have to put it on my “to read” list.
I loved this book! Historical fiction with a little bit of science fiction. Grades 4 – 8