Books tagged: orphan trains

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Coal Ash and Sparrows
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Series: Contagious Magic. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A story of a book, trains, boats, barns, heroes, and loss, along with impossible things like talking sparrows... and magic! The story takes place in the same setting as the Contagious Magic series of books, starting with A Sudden Outbreak of Magic (all three books are also available as ebooks). "Coal Ash and Sparrows" also gives you a taste of the weird, tragic history of magic in those books.
Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes. Some were adopted by loving families; others were not as fortunate. In recent years, some of the riders have begun to share their stories. Andrea Warren alternates chapters about the history of the orphan trains with the story of Lee Nailling, who in 1926 rode an orphan train.
The Author's Guide to Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story & We Rode the Orphan Trains, And the Common Core Standards
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
Andrea Warren views her two nonfictions books about the orphan trains through the lens of the Common Core Standards, offering her insight as to how the books fulfill standards related to critical thinking, reading, speaking, and writing. It includes background not in the books, and research and interview techniques. Includes suggested exercises and questions.
Riches to Rags
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Richest kid in school finds himself on a 1875 Orphan Train with no money and no way of getting home.
My Father's Ears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
When an Italian-Canadian immigrant's harsh but remarkable past catches up with him, his skeptical daughter Sophie sets out to discover the truth about her father, his relationship with a Romanian trapeze artist and a mysterious New Zealander claiming to be his son.