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The Boundless

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Staff Review: "The Boundless" by Kenneth Oppel


After three long years, teen-aged William Everett is dropped off at the train tracks in a town without a name to meet up with his father who is helping build the Canadian Pacific Railway.  The train they will be boarding is called "The Boundless" because of its size and magnificence.  After accidentally witnessing a murder and finding a train car key that unlocks great treasures, William finds himself on the adventure of a lifetime running and jumping boxcars in order to protect the train and its passengers from the killers, the dangerous (and smelly) sasquatch, and more. This wonderful adventure with believable, interesting characters is a delightful and exciting read for teens, tweens and others.

Audience: children, tweens | Genre: fiction, action adventure

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