Stop the Train

Stop the Train

Book - 2001
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It's 1893 and for Cissy and her family, a new life beckons on the prairies of Oklahoma. Along with other settlers, they travel to Florence - a town yet to be built - and prepare for business alongside the Red Rock Railroad track. But the railroad company has other ideas. It wants to buy theland for itself - and when the settlers refuse to sell, the railroad boss swears his trains will never stop in Florence again. Without the train, there is no way the town can survive. So Cissy, her friends, family, and neighbours resolve to stop that train, come what may - by fair means orfoul...
Publisher: London, England : Oxford University Press, c2001
ISBN: 9780192752666
0192752669
Branch Call Number: J FIC McCau
Characteristics: 238 p

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soccergirl8 Aug 13, 2012

i love this book. it really shows the hardships and how the people lived in the late 1800s.

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