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The Train Jumper

The Train Jumper

Don Brown

Roaring Brook Press

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OUT OF WORK AND OUT OF LUCK. In Don Brown's The Train Jumper Ed "Collie" Collier encounters hobos, misers, racists, and even some kindness while riding the rails during the Great Depression.

Collie leaves home in search of his older brother, who has run off. Battling hunger, hostility, and wrathful weather, he meets an unlikely ally in a young drifter. They jump a freight train, joining thousands and thousands of young boys and men who try riding out the Great Depression by riding the rails.

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Don Brown

Don Brown is the author of The Notorious Izzy Fink, praised by Kirkus Reviews in a starred review: "Short chapters, a brisk pace, lively dialogue and a compelling plot provide a totally engaging tale." He lives on Long Island, New York.

Don Brown

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