Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
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.
Learn about the homeless city children who were taken out West to have new homes in the early 1900s.