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Two-Thirty Crossing

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 7



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 32, Num 8, April 2005

Story Summary

Young John Maxwell and his dad live in a Nebraska soddy, two and one-half miles from the railroad tracks. But with a freezing rain storm and only a half hour to intercept the afternoon train, that two and one-half mile ride seems like an eternity to John who has to get help for his dying father.