Children Of The Orphan Trains

Author: Holly Littlefield
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9781575054667
Size: 47.53 MB
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Recounts the experiences of abandoned, orphaned, or homeless children from city orphanages in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who were sent out by the trainload to find families that would adopt them or take them as workers.

Orphan Trains

Author: Stephen O'Connor
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 054752370X
Size: 21.68 MB
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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).

The Orphan Trains

Author: Kristin F. Johnson
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1614784493
Size: 28.52 MB
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This title examines an important historic event - the orphan train movement.

Orphan Trains

Author: Marylin Irvin Holt
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803235977
Size: 51.20 MB
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This well-written volume sheds new light on the multifaceted experience of children's immigration, changing concepts of welfare, and Western expansion. It is good, scholarly social history."—Library Journal

We Rode The Orphan Trains

Author: Andrea Warren
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618432356
Size: 72.65 MB
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Describes the journey many orphan children took looking for families and homes to call their own.

Poor As Church Mice

Author: Roselyn Miller
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 146703052X
Size: 24.32 MB
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In 1870 in New York City, Nora, an almost thirteen year old, has become the sole support of her three siblings, Amanda, five, Charley, nixie and Nils, eleven.

The Orphan Trains

Author: Alice K. Flanagan
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780756517656
Size: 32.45 MB
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Learn about the homeless city children who were taken out West to have new homes in the early 1900s.


Author: Karen Cushman
ISBN: 9783423709019
Size: 57.62 MB
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A twelve-year-old Polish American girl is boarded onto an orphan train in Chicago with fears about traveling to the West and a life of unpaid slavery.

Orphan Train Rider

Author: Andrea Warren
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395913628
Size: 45.86 MB
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Taking place between 1854 and 1930, when more than 200,000 orphaned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes, this true-life story describes one boy's journey through foster homes, adoption agencies, and homeless shelters.