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Very repetitious and poorly written. It was a struggle to finish this book. Could have been done in an outline.Published 4 months ago by arizona sipping
I got this book because I was interested in the story of the Orphan Trains, and wanted to get a broader idea of what was going on than was available in most of the books just... Read morePublished 4 months ago by K. Taylor
Purchased as a replacement for a lost copy. Glad to find a copy available for students who are not aware of conditions and circumstances that existed for other children.Published 5 months ago by Carol Darcy
It is horrifying to learn that a century ago children could legally be scooped up off the streets of America's Northeast and placed on a train headed West - destination unknown -... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sunray13
This would be a good reference if you needed to research the topic of orphan trains. I much prefer taking the facts and weaving a story around them. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Maggie S
This is hard to slough through and only half way done after almost a year. I am sure there are better stories of this topic.Published 8 months ago by Sandy Martin
Excellent documenting of an important part of American history. Well written, fair coverage, learned a lot. I recommend it, especially for students of social trends.Published 9 months ago by Gail L.