Orphan Train
Score: 4.5
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Orphan Train


  • Author: Christina Baker Kline
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 2308305 Bytes


The #1 New York Times BestsellerNow featuring a sneak peek at Christina's forthcoming novel The Exiles, coming August 2020.“A lovely novel about the search for family that also happens to illuminate a fascinating and forgotten chapter of America’s history. Beautiful.”—Ann PackerBetween 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude?As a young Irish immigrant, Vivian Daly was one such child, sent by rail from New York City to an uncertain future a world away...

An Unexpected Family (Orphan Train Romance Series, Book 1)
Score: 4
From 136 Ratings

An Unexpected Family (Orphan Train Romance Series, Book 1)


  • Author: Zoe Matthews
  • Release Date : 2016-05-15
  • Genre: Religious
  • File Size: 503212 Bytes


This novella is the first of a new series based on a group of children from the Children's Aid Society, a New York orphanage who travel on an orphan train to Texas. Each story will feature some of the children and what happens to them as children and adults, while throwing a little sweet and inspirational romance into the mix.In this story, Craig Parker,a local farmer, has been asking widowed Amanda Drake for over a year to marry him, to which Amanda has refused each time. They hear about a train full of orphans coming to their town in Texas and both want to adopt a child as a single parent. When meeting with the Town Council, they are both individually given permission to adopt.Complications arise as Amanda must make a decision that will affect her ...

Orphan Train
Score: 4
From 3,825 Ratings

Orphan Train


  • Author : Christina Baker Kline
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062101204


Orphan Train Book Description :

The #1 New York Times Bestseller Now featuring a sneak peek at Christina's forthcoming novel The Exiles, coming September 2020. “A lovely novel about the search for family that also happens to illuminate a fascinating and forgotten chapter of America’s history. Beautiful.”—Ann Packer Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? As a young Irish immigrant, Vivian Daly was one such child, sent by rail from New York City to an uncertain future a world aw...

Orphan Train
Score: 4
From 3,818 Ratings

Orphan Train


  • Author : Christina Baker Kline
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-07-04
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1548547115


Orphan Train Book Description :

Orphan TrainBy Christina Baker Kline...

Orphan Train Girl
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Orphan Train Girl


  • Author : Christina Baker Kline
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062445964


Orphan Train Girl Book Description :

This young readers’ edition of Christina Baker Kline’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel Orphan Train follows a twelve-year-old foster girl who forms an unlikely bond with a ninety-one-year-old woman. Adapted and condensed for a young audience, Orphan Train Girl includes an author’s note and archival photos from the orphan train era. This book is especially perfect for mother/daughter reading groups. Molly Ayer has been in foster care since she was eight years old. Most of the time, Molly knows it’s her attitude that’s the problem, but after being shipped from one family to another, she’s had her fair share of adults treating her like an inconvenience. So when Molly’s forced to help an a wealthy elderly woman clean out her attic for c...

We Rode the Orphan Trains
Score: 3
From 4 Ratings

We Rode the Orphan Trains


  • Author : Andrea Warren
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2004-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0618432353


We Rode the Orphan Trains Book Description :

Describes the journey many orphan children took looking for families and homes to call their own....

Orphan Train Rider
Score: 4.5
From 9 Ratings

Orphan Train Rider


  • Author : Andrea Warren
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0395913624


Orphan Train Rider Book Description :

Discusses the placement of over 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children in homes throughout the Midwest from 1854 to 1929 by recounting the story of one boy and his brothers....

Orphan Train
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Orphan Train


  • Author : Verla Kay
  • Publisher : Putnam Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0399236139


Orphan Train Book Description :

Illustrations and rhyming text tell the story of a sister and two brothers who become orphans, are taken in, and make a journey aboard an orphan train to separate new homes....

Orphan Trains
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Orphan Trains


  • Author : Stephen O'Connor
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Release Date : 2014-11-04
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547523705


Orphan Trains Book Description :

The true story behind Christina Baker Kline’s bestselling novel is revealed in this “engaging and thoughtful history” of the Children’s Aid Society (Los Angeles Times). A powerful blend of history, biography, and adventure, Orphan Trains fills a grievous gap in the American story. Tracing the evolution of the Children’s Aid Society, this dramatic narrative tells the fascinating tale of one of the most famous—and sometimes infamous—child welfare programs: the orphan trains, which spirited away some two hundred fifty thousand abandoned children into the homes of rural families in the Midwest. In mid-nineteenth-century New York, vagrant children, whether orphans or runaways, filled the streets. The city’s solution for years had been to s...

Orphan Trains

Orphan Trains


  • Author : Elizabeth Raum
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429654791


Orphan Trains Book Description :

"Describes the people and events involved in the orphan trains. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspectives of a New York City newsboy, a child trying to keep his siblings together, and a child sent west on the baby trains"--Provided by publisher....

The Orphan Train   Volume 1   Jim

The Orphan Train Volume 1 Jim


  • Author : Philippe Charlot
  • Publisher : Bamboo
  • Release Date : 2015-10-20
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9782818930601


The Orphan Train Volume 1 Jim Book Description :

1990 – In his upscale New York residence, Harvey is not surprised when Jim visits him. He has been expecting him for seventy years. They met on a trip of the « Orphan Train Riders ». They were among the tens of thousands kids from the streets who were sent to the American West where people were looking for children to love – as well as cheap labour force. 1920 – This is the story of their long journey, made of friendship, mutual assistance... but also betrayal. The journey of those who, despite of being well born, would do anything to be well adopted....

Mystery of the Orphan Train

Mystery of the Orphan Train


  • Author : Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Publisher : Albert Whitman & Company
  • Release Date : 2005-11-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807597538


Mystery of the Orphan Train Book Description :

The Aldens visit an old Kansas inn that's full of secrets! Nobody knows why a famous photographer visited the inn just to take a single picture. And what about the other legendary guest—a heroic young stranger who'd come west on an "orphan train?"...