Wall Book Club Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline Thursday, February 20 at 7:00 pm Wall Township Branch

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 17: Riding the Orphan Train

Wall Book Club Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline Thursday, February 20 at 7:00 pm Wall Township Branch

The #1 New York Times Bestseller Christina Baker Kline's Orphan Train is an unforgettable story of friendship and second chances that highlights a little-known but historically significant movement in

Orphan Train

The #1 New York Times Bestseller Christina Baker Kline's Orphan Train is an unforgettable story of friendship and second chances that highlights a little-known but historically significant movement in

Orphan Train. These children truly were victims - lost parents, heritage, sold to the highest bidder across the states.

Orphan Train. These children truly were victims - lost parents, heritage, sold to the highest bidder across the states.

Map of where Orphan Train Children where distributed. Mostly in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri.

Map of where Orphan Train Children where distributed. Mostly in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri.

The Orphan Trains: End of the Line

The Orphan Trains: End of the Line

Orphan Train by Kristina Baker Klein is a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding out who we are.

13 Books That Aren't on High School Reading Lists — But Should Be

Orphan Train by Kristina Baker Klein is a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding out who we are.

From the 1850s up through the 1920s, abandoned or homeless children in New York City were uprooted and put on trains that took them to rural communities. Here several children are lined up with the hopes that someone will take them to a new home.

From the 1850s up through the 1920s, abandoned or homeless children in New York City were uprooted and put on trains that took them to rural communities. Here several children are lined up with the hopes that someone will take them to a new home.

Orphan Train rider finds it in her heart to forgive, heal

Orphan Train rider finds it in her heart to forgive, heal

Penny's Review of Orphan Train. A wonderful read!

Book Review: Orphan Train

Penny's Review of Orphan Train. A wonderful read!

Some Orphan Train children were not so fortunate, and their lives became more miserable as they found themselves in homes where they were used chiefly for slave labor. In 1927, Nebraska and Kansas still allowed indenture of children.

Some Orphan Train children were not so fortunate, and their lives became more miserable as they found themselves in homes where they were used chiefly for slave labor. In 1927, Nebraska and Kansas still allowed indenture of children.

The Orphan Train Movement 1854-1929.  a welfare program that transported children from crowded cities of the United States, such as New York City and Boston, to willing foster homes across the country. The trains relocated an estimated 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, or homeless children. At the time the orphan train movement began, reformers estimated that 30,000 vagrant children were living on the streets of New York City.

The Orphan Train Movement 1854-1929. a welfare program that transported children from crowded cities of the United States, such as New York City and Boston, to willing foster homes across the country. The trains relocated an estimated 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, or homeless children. At the time the orphan train movement began, reformers estimated that 30,000 vagrant children were living on the streets of New York City.

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline: Check out our staff review (http://blogs.jocolibrary.org/staffpicks/06/2013/lewise/12135/), read the book, and listen to this interesting NPR author interview.

After Tragedy, Young Girl Shipped West On 'Orphan Train'

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline: Check out our staff review (http://blogs.jocolibrary.org/staffpicks/06/2013/lewise/12135/), read the book, and listen to this interesting NPR author interview.

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train, and the critically acclaimed author of Bird in Hand , comes a novel of love, risk, and self-discoveryincludes a special PS section featur

The Way Life Should Be (Paperback)

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train, and the critically acclaimed author of Bird in Hand , comes a novel of love, risk, and self-discoveryincludes a special PS section featur

13 Books That Should Be on Every High School Reading List

13 Books That Aren't on High School Reading Lists — But Should Be

13 Books That Should Be on Every High School Reading List

With You Always {Jody Hedlund} | #tingsmombooks #launchteam

With You Always {Jody Hedlund}

With You Always {Jody Hedlund} | #tingsmombooks #launchteam

A powerful introduction/discussion starter about an almost forgotten period in American history.  The Orphan Train HD

A powerful introduction/discussion starter about an almost forgotten period in American history. The Orphan Train HD

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