Books tagged: foundling

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Mattie's Secret
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
In 1929, times are tough. Twelve-year-old Mattie Blackson is orphaned when her parents die. With orphanages full, she is placed in the home of a family with 7 other children. She loves her new life, but then Mattie finds a tiny baby left on the doorstep. She keeps baby Sophie a secret and takes care of her on her own. Can Mattie preserve her role as a mama when she finds out she has a new home?
Mail-Order Kid: An Orphan Train Rider’s Story
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mail-Order Kid looks at the orphan train movement through the eyes of one small child who yearns to know her "real" mother, survives a tortured childhood, and ultimately, as an adult, comes to terms with her past, her faith, and herself.