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Author Flanagan, Alice K.

Title The orphan trains / by Alice K. Flanagan.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 362.7 F583    ---  Available
Description 48 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
Series We the people
We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
Contents An orphan's story -- Poor working-class families -- New York's homeless children -- How the orphan trains began -- Who rode the orphan trains? -- Finding homes for orphans -- The baby trains -- The end of the orphan trains -- Glossary -- Did you know? -- Important dates -- Important people -- Want to know more? -- Index.
Summary Learn about the homeless city children who were taken out West to have new homes in the early 1900s.
Subject Orphan trains -- Juvenile literature.
Orphans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile literature.
Adopted children -- Juvenile literature.
Orphan trains.
Orphans -- New York (State) -- New York.
Adopted children.
ISBN 0756516358
9780756516352
Standard No. IG# 0756516358

 
    
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