Reviews

TRAIN TO SOMEWHERE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A moving piece of Americana from a veteran team (Fly Away Home, 1992, etc.), introducing the orphan trains of the 19th and early 20th century to a picture-book audience. Marianne narrates; she's among 14 children from the orphanages and streets of New York City who are being shipped to the "New West" of Illinois and Iowa in search of good homes. At stop after stop her traveling mates are chosen ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - NiinaMariie - LibraryThing

A heart-wrentching story for older elementary students about orphan trains and adoptions. A great way to teach that people come from all different places and it is not always by choice. A great story to teach compassion for others. Read full review

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