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When The Whistle Blows [With Headphones] (2010)

by Fran Cannon Slayton(Favorite Author)
3.78 of 5 Votes: 5
1441837671 (ISBN13: 9781441837677)
review 1: dear reader,It was an amazing historical-fiction about a boy in the 1930s-40s.I recomend this book to anyone who likes the railroad or awesome histrorical fiction.I have to say it did was mot very appeling at first but in the middle and end it was hard to put down.i recomend it for 2nd-?. thank you for your time, Dylan Jamison
review 2: When I began reading this book I was surprised by the format and the storytelling style. The format is telling one long story of what happens on All Hallows Eve. There are seven stories total. The book is like a short story collection of one boy's life from ages 12-18. The author makes you feel like you are transported back in time of the 1940's. This is a masculine b
... moreook through and through. With strong men as role models. This is a wonderful book for children to read. Or parents to read to their children. less
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Great story by local author -- having an interest in West Virginia helps too!
It was funny and it was sad and it was touching at the end. I liked it!
Reminded me a little of Rocket Boys/October Sky. Loved it.
A delightful perspective of growing up on the 1940's.
I thought it was O.K.
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