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

6/6/2017 BEFORE WE WERE YOURS Lisa Wingate--Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale.  Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shanty boat. But when their father must rush

6/6/2017 BEFORE WE WERE YOURS Lisa Wingate--Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale. Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shanty boat. But when their father must rush

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.

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

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

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

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 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.

Grimes County Orphan Train Children

Grimes County Orphan Train Children

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.

Best historical fictions for 2017. Including perennial favorites like Alison Weir and Wilbur Smith.

The Biggest Historical Fiction Books Coming in 2017

Best historical fictions for 2017. Including perennial favorites like Alison Weir and Wilbur Smith.

Orphan Train-  So Happy to Have found it Agai.I seen it as a young girl and never knew the name of it...until now :)

Orphan Train- So Happy to Have found it Agai.I seen it as a young girl and never knew the name of it...until now :)

Orphan Train Riders stopped in Jamestown

Orphan Train Riders stopped in Jamestown

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