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Moon Over Manifest
by Clare Vanderpool

After a life of riding the rails with her father, 12-year-old Abilene can’t understand why he has sent her away to stay with Pastor Shady Howard in Manifest, Missouri, a town he left years earlier; but over the summer in 1936, she uncovers his story. Grades 5-7. You may also enjoy The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly.