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Wish upon a crawdad / Curtis W. Condon.

Condon, Curtis W., (author.).


"Wish Upon a Crawdad takes place at the end of the Great Depression (1940), during the early years of the electrification of rural America. The fictional story is told through the eyes of twelve-year-old Ruby Mae Ryan who lives on her family's farm in rural Oregon. One of her wishes is to get electricity ... Her family has joined the local electric co-op and they do what they can to help bring electricity to their valley. Now, with electricity on its way, Ruby has another wish and she's working hard to make it come true by the time electricity arrives"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9798985223408
  • ISBN: 9798985223415
  • Physical Description: 235 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: [Forest Grove, Oregon] : Heart of Oak Books for Young Readers, [2022]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
Subject: Mothers and daughters > Oregon > Juvenile fiction.
Electricity > Oregon > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Farm life > Oregon > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Courage > Juvenile fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library JFIC CON (Text) 38256101874588 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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