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Fascinating story about the minister who orchestrated the Orphan Trains. Quite in detail and helpful in understanding his thinking.Published 3 days ago by Horse Lady
Mr. O'Connor has quite an ego. His book detailing the history of the Children's Aid Society (CAS) and it's founder (and long time chief officer) Charles Loring Brace is a long, one... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Randomfemale
interesting I needed background info for my book club presentation
of THE ORPHAN TRAIN
My daughter read it for a research paper she was doing. She learned a lot, and enjoyed it, and it was extremely helpful.Published 7 months ago by FYI
It was a wonderful book, documenting the beginning of establishing laws and organizations for the protection of children.Published 8 months ago by Alice B. Kornblith
Fascinating. Sad. Leaving one wondering about how the lives of these children played out.Published 9 months ago by William McCrone
This is a well-written account of a crucial part of the movement to respond
to the needs of orphaned, abused, and runaway children in the mid-19th
Century and through the... Read more
I thought this story was awful! It was very hard to read. I could not even get through the whole 1st chapter!Published 13 months ago by Jillt