Rudy rides the rails : a Depression era story
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Published:
Chelsea, Mich. : Sleeping Bear Press, c2007.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 4.3 - AR Pts: 0.5
Rating:
4.3
Status:
Cole Elementary - Everyone
E MAC
J F Kennedy Middle - Teen Everyone
E MAC
Percy Priest Elementary - Kids Fiction
F MAC
Description
In 1932, Akron, Ohio was no better off than other parts of the country.Since Black Tuesday in '29, companies are closed, men all over the stateare out of work, and families are running out of hope. Thirteen-year-oldRudy wants to help but doesn't know where to turn. His father, sullen andwithdrawn, spends his time sulking on their front porch. His mother isdesperate, not knowing how she will feed and care for her family. WhenRudy learns of other boys leaving town and heading west to seek theirfortunes, he hops a train figuring at least there will be one less mouth tofeed at home.As Rudy lives the hobo life while he "rides the rails" to California, youngreaders are given a snapshot view and testament of Depression-era America.Writer Dandi Daley Mackall met the real "Ramblin' Rudy" in 2000 and wasinspired to capture his story and the spirit of adventure shown by many duringthe Great Depression. She conducts writing workshops across the United Statesand speaks at numerous conferences. Dandi lives in West Salem, Ohio.Rudy Rides the Rails is Chris Ellison's second book with Sleeping Bear Press.He also illustrated Let Them Play, which was named to the 2006 NotableSocial Studies Trade Books for Young People list. Chris is presently working onanother Tales of Young Americans story about the Oklahoma Land Run. Helives in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781585362868, 1585362867
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.3, 0.5 Points

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Description
In 1932, during the Depression in Ohio, thirteen-year-old Rudy, determined to help his family weather the hard times, hops a train going west to California and experiences the hobo life.
Target Audience
4.3,Perma-Bound Books.
Target Audience
2-5,Perma-Bound Books.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,LG,4.3,0.5,115855.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mackall, D. D., & Ellison, C. (2007). Rudy rides the rails: a Depression era story. Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mackall, Dandi Daley and Chris, Ellison. 2007. Rudy Rides the Rails: A Depression Era Story. Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mackall, Dandi Daley and Chris, Ellison, Rudy Rides the Rails: A Depression Era Story. Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mackall, Dandi Daley., and Chris Ellison. Rudy Rides the Rails: A Depression Era Story. Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press, 2007. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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