Stop the Train

Paperback | November 4, 2007

byGeraldine McCaughrean

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It's 1893 and for Cissy and her family, a new life beckons on the prairies of Oklahoma and they and their fellow settlers prepare for steady business alongside the Red Rock Railroad track. But when they refuse to sell their land to the railroad company, the boss swears that his trains willnever stop in Florence again. How will they ever make a living now? Cissy and her friends, family and neighbours vow that they will make the train stop - by whatever means are necessary, no matter how dangerous that may prove to be . . .

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It's 1893 and for Cissy and her family, a new life beckons on the prairies of Oklahoma and they and their fellow settlers prepare for steady business alongside the Red Rock Railroad track. But when they refuse to sell their land to the railroad company, the boss swears that his trains willnever stop in Florence again. How will they e...

Geraldine McCaughrean has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Bronze Award (four times), the Blue Peter Book of the Year award and the Blue Peter Special Book to Keep Forever award. Her novels include The Kite Rider, Not the End of the World, Th...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.67 inPublished:November 4, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192718819

ISBN - 13:9780192718815

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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`For a really good read, look no further than this excellent, unpredictable and engrossing novel from a genuine master of the imagination.'The Independent