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 - 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sarah.Lew - LibraryThing
This book is appropriate for kindergarten through third grade. This is a touching story about a girl who has been orphaned and is hoping to see her mother at the end of the journey. It is definitely a ... Read full review