Orphan Train Rider

Author: Andrea Warren
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395913628
Size: 13.20 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.

Journey S End

Author: Barbara Heise Grooman
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595172415
Size: 28.46 MB
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Journey’s End is the story of a remarkable man, George Wells of Nebraska, an Orphan Train Rider.

How I Came To Dowagiac

Author: Nancy Payne
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1614681368
Size: 45.85 MB
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In 1854 ten year old Elsie Dowdel finds herself living on the streets of New York City.

Orphan Train

Author: Christina Baker Kline
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006210120X
Size: 50.21 MB
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Christina Baker Kline’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel—the captivating story of a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the teenage girl whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers to long ...

Emily S Story

Author: Clark Kidder
Publisher: Kidder Productions, LLC
ISBN: 9780692588956
Size: 11.82 MB
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In this book, the author tells the true story of his paternal grandmother, the late Emily (Reese) Kidder, who, at the tender age of thirteen, became one of the aforementioned children who rode an Orphan Train.

To Dakota And Back The Story Of An Orphan Train Rider

Author: Judith Kappenman
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1300222840
Size: 75.41 MB
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The story of the “orphan train riders” is a forgotten fact of our history. Between
1854 and 1930, hundreds of thousands of children between the ages of five to
fifteen were sent from the United States cities in the East to rural areas (first in
nearby farming communities and then, gradually farther west) to become
indentured servants. Boys were most often sent to farms, while girls worked as
domestic help, either in private homes or hotels. The children were orphans, or if
the parents were ...

From Cradle To Grave

Author: Louisiana Orphan Train Society
ISBN: 9781936707027
Size: 76.89 MB
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The orphan train rider's stories may sound like fiction, but in reality, it is the story of their lives.

Orphan Train Riders

Author: Amanda Zieba
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781541365995
Size: 18.26 MB
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"These stories are wonderful, believable and historically consistent with many of the true stories.

We Rode The Orphan Trains

Author: Andrea Warren
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618432356
Size: 34.51 MB
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Describes the journey many orphan children took looking for families and homes to call their own.