Books by Fran Cannon Slayton

WHEN THE WHISTLE BLOWS by Fran Cannon Slayton
Released: June 1, 2009

"An unassuming masterpiece. (Historical fiction. 10 & up)"
Set in a railroad town in West Virginia in the 1940s, these quaint and compelling short stories, which together function as a novel, tell the engrossing tale of young Jimmy Cannon, who is growing from boy to man at the very same time that the most important elements in his life—his father and the steam-engine trains he has loved since childhood—are chugging toward their last breaths. Read full book review >