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Aboard the Train: A Ewan Johns Adventure – On the first leg of his journey, Ewan Johns takes the train north into the snowy woodlands. He’s sure he has a great head start, but when Ewan stumbles upon two stowaways, they force him to change his plans.

WELCOME TO LIBERTY. Big cities and hill-country outposts thrive on busy byways, but people are scarce in the Wilds, where myt
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Published October 20th 2014
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Lumin
Feb 08, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
'Aboard the Train' is the second book in the Byways series by C. J. Milbrandt, and the first with the eldest brother, Ewan, as its main character.

Ewan has set off alone, hoping to meet up soon with the two other people that he must travel with in order to fulfil the rules of the race against his younger half-brothers across the country of Liberty.

Shy and self-effacing, he isn't expecting to find his travelling companions in the shape of two small girls!

Each state in Liberty corresponds to a sta
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Elza Kinde
Feb 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: in-the-family
This kid-friendly fantasy series is teaching kids about the United States of America in a new and exciting way. State facts, cities, landmarks, and more are hidden within the story. By the end, you'll want to re-read so that you can find all of the hidden things.

Book 2, Aboard the Train by C. J. Milbrandt follows Ewan Johns as he races against his brothers across the land of Liberty. Taking the mountain route means Ewan can take the train for the first part of his journey. But when Ewan finds tw
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Vanessa Morton
Jun 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Adventure wrapped in magical charm

Book 2 of the Byways Series follows the magical adventure of Ewan Johns, eldest of three Johns brother, as he embarks on the first stage of his race across the land of Liberty. The journey is not as straightforward as he assumed and the plot takes unexpected twists. The Byways Series books are told in sets of three, one for each of the three brothers as he follows his own route toward the rendezvous point. The art is absolutely charming and to top it all off, a
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It was an okay book for readers just starting chapter books.
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*I won this book in the give away*
My little sister loved this book and I also enjoyed the book my self.
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C. J. Milbrandt has always believed in miracles, especially small ones. A lifelong bookworm with a love for fairy tales, far-off lands, and fantasy worlds, CJ began spinning adventures of her own on the advice of a dear friend. Her family-friendly stories mingle humor and whimsy with a dash of danger and a touch of magic.

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Other books in the series

Byways (1 - 10 of 13 books)
  • On Your Marks: The Adventure Begins
  • Over the Bridge: A Zane Johns Adventure
  • Up the Mountain: A Ganix Johns Adventure
  • Inside the Tree: A Ewan Johns Adventure
  • Into the Hills: A Zane Johns Adventure
  • Across the Line: A Ganix Johns Adventure
  • Down the Stairs: A Ewan Johns Adventure
  • Through the Notches: A Zane Johns Adventure
  • Back on Track: A Ganix Johns Adventure
  • Beneath the Torch: A Ewan Johns Adventure (Byways, #11)

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