Casey Jones's fireman: the story of Sim Webb

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Phyllis Fogelman Books,
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1st ed.
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In the final years of the nineteenth century, the engineer of the mighty locomotive depends on the fireman to stoke the furnace that runs the engine and supplies steam to the whistle. Sim Webb is proud to be Casey Jones's fireman--because Casey is the best engineer on the Illinois Central, and his is the biggest whistle. But one day Casey and Sim meet a sinister red-headed gentleman who offers Casey an even bigger whistle, an unearthly whistle that Sim knows should not be blown. Can Sim stop Casey from dooming not only the train, but the entire world?The marvelous text of two-time Newbery Honor winner Nancy Farmer, and astonishingly vivid art of James Bernardin bring a thrilling part of American history and folklore to fire-breathing, steam-belching life. It's a story that will blaze across the reader's imagination and will not soon be forgotten.
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Grouping Title casey jones s fireman the story of sim webb
Grouping Author farmer nancy
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-29 05:07:07AM
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author Farmer, Nancy.
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display_description Even though the railroad fireman senses danger ahead, he follows his engineer's command to increase the train's power so that the mysterious whistle blows.
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primary_isbn 9780803719293
publishDate 1998
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subject_facet African Americans -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature, Folklore -- United States, Jones, Casey, -- 1863-1900 -- Legends, Jones, Casey, -- 1863-1900 -- Legends -- Juvenile literature, Webb, Sim -- Legends, Webb, Sim -- Legends -- Juvenile literature
title_display Casey Jones's fireman : the story of Sim Webb
title_full Casey Jones's fireman : the story of Sim Webb / Nancy Farmer ; pictures by James Bernardin
title_short Casey Jones's fireman :
title_sub the story of Sim Webb
topic_facet African Americans, Folklore, Jones, Casey, Webb, Sim