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

Orphan Train: A Novel: Christina Baker Kline: A Pinner says.never knew about the orphan trains until reading this book, although very sad, I loved this.

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

The Orphan Train was a movement that started in 1854 by the New York Foundling Hospital and the Children's Aid Society. In 1872 the Foundling Hospital began sending children under the age four on the "baby train." The train placed orphans and ho.

Charles Loring Brace - Founder of the Children's Aid Society. Responsible for finding homes for over 150,000 orphaned children in the largest resettlement of children in American history - The Orphan Train 1853-1929

Charles Loring Brace - Founder of the Children's Aid Society. Responsible for finding homes for over orphaned children in the largest resettlement of children in American history - The Orphan Train

The Orphan Train Movement was a social experiment that transported children from crowded coastal cities of the United States, such as New York City and Boston, to willing foster homes across the country. The orphan trains ran between 1854 and 1929, relocating an estimated 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, or homeless children.

thirtymilesout: “ The Orphan Train Movement was a supervised welfare program that transported orphaned and homeless children from crowded Eastern cities of the United States to foster homes located.

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

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

Thousands of children, dirty, malnourished and alone, boarded the Orphan Trains near the turn of the 20th Century, desperately hoping to find families. Older children – especially strong ones – found homes quickly; younger ones, however, often went from city to city before someone noticed their sad, lonely eyes.

Thousands of children, dirty, malnourished and alone, boarded the Orphan Trains…

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 New York Times Bestseller Now featuring a sneak peek at Christina's forthcoming novel A Piece of the World, coming February Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan Train is an unforgettable story

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