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Moon over manifest [electronic resource]. Clare Vanderpool.

Vanderpool, Clare. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780375896163 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: Winner of the 2011 Newbery Award.The movement of the train rocked me like a lullaby. I closed my eyes to the dusty countryside and imagined the sign I'd seen only in Gideon's stories: Manifest--A Town with a rich past and a bright future.Abilene Tucker feels abandoned. Her father has put her on a train, sending her off to live with an old friend for the summer while he works a railroad job. Armed only with a few possessions and her list of universals, Abilene jumps off the train in Manifest, Kansas, aiming to learn about the boy her father once was.Having heard stories about Manifest, Abilene is disappointed to find that it's just a dried-up, worn-out old town. But her disappointment quickly turns to excitement when she discovers a hidden cigar box full of mementos, including some old letters that mention a spy known as the Rattler. These mysterious letters send Abilene and her new friends, Lettie and Ruthanne, on an honest-to-goodness spy...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
800 Lexile.
5.3 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2094 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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