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Orphan Train: A Novel by Christina Baker Kline (Trivia-On-Books)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016 by 826writers. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
In the 1800’s up to early 1900’s, orphan trains were used to bring orphans and homeless children from the west to the east. They were lucky if the family that adopted them was loving and caring, but unfortunate if the family was not. Vivian Daly, a young Irish immigrant was one of the children who rode the orphan train. As she grew older she hid away everything that reminded her of her past but...
Conversations on Orphan Train: A Novel By Christina Baker Kline
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by 826writers. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline is about the relationship between Molly Ayer and Vivian Daly. Brought together by Molly’s community service sentence, seventeen-year-old Molly learns that she has much more in common with ninety-one-year-old Vivian than she first thought. Both women were orphaned as children and share a similar story. However, Vivian was an orphan during the Great...
Orphans On A Train: Sisters From The Big Apple & The Farm Family In The Midwest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Western
A pair of sisters take an Orphan Train out of NYC and end up in Minnesota where they are eventually adopted by a loving farm family. It’s a little harder than they thought fitting in but as the older sister reaches maturity, she runs into an old childhood friend from the big city, and this makes her wonder what will happen to her as she reaches adulthood.
Orphans On A Train: Going Underground & Hounded By Bounty Hunters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Western
A woman working at an orphanage that houses many boys decides to escape with a large group of them and try to find loving homes along the way west for as many as possible, as they travel by wagon and train across country. Hounded by bounty hunters, strangers assist them, leaving food & providing shelter. The boys are placed with families except for one, and his caretaker promises a special family.
The Orphan Train Sagas: Irish Twins Sent To A Farm Family In Oklahoma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Inspirational
Two Irish twins are taken on an Orphan Train through to Oklahoma where a loving farm family fosters them. They haven’t had much in their lives but their new surrogate parents are a loving couple and the pair thrive. It’s only after they’ve lived there for a few months that an act of Mother Nature tests them to the limit.
Ask Me Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Anglocentria, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Minda McAllister has her hands full raising her teen-aged daughter alone. But when her daughter brings handsome Mark Cartier home to meet her, Minda's life gets even more complicated. Mark needs Minda to sell her downtown apartment building so he can advance his career; but he never bargained on falling for her in the process. Soon Mark learns a thing or two about the power of faith ... and love.
Last Train Home: An Orphan Train Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Dickensian novella drawing upon the real-life stories of two children, Johnny and Sophia, who rode the orphan trains. Would they be adopted by kind and loving families, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? This richly detailed and intriguing narrative humanizes the thousands of children who rode the orphan trains.
Escape from Way Station Manor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Lily, the only daughter of a wealthy mercantile shopkeeper follows her dream of empowering indentured passengers from the Orphan Train. She orchestrates an escape for seven orphaned children to travel to Indiana where they will establish a private home school. Hope and courage fill this story with great expectation, but it will be five generations before the dream is fulfilled.
Calico Kate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,030. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Calico Kate is historical fiction set in the late 1800s, in Calico, California, considered the richest silver mining town in the West. From the time Kate steps off the train from New York City, she steps into California history. Her adventures mimic life in a mining town from witnessing a shooting in a saloon, to fighting a fire that threatens to destroy the town, to solving a murder mystery.
A Partner's Promise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Recommended Read Award. EPPIE nomination for excellence in young peoples' literature. 1880's. Caught stealing! Eleven-year-old Axel O'Grady faces a choice--go to jail or leave New York on the orphan train bound for Iowa. Axel chooses Iowa, but he promises his best friend Nate he will return. Keeping his word won't be easy, but A PARTNER'S PROMISE can never be broken.