Train to Somewhere
A heartbreaking picture book tells the story of the 19th-century Orphan Train in the voice of the plain girl nobody wants. Himler's beautiful, understated paintings show the train steaming across the prairie and the children trying to smile and look their best, hoping that someone will adopt them.--ALA Booklist Editor's Choice. Full color.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whisper1 - LibraryThing
There was a plethora of children who were orphans or homeless in Amerrica during the years of 1850's through the 1920's. There simply were not enough orphanages to accommodate all those in need. The ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ccanizales - LibraryThing
This is an amazing, heart-warming story. The book gives background information about the children that were sent on trains to other cities to be exchanged. This particular story is about four kids who ... Read full review