Orphan Train

Orphan Train
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Paperback, Harpercollins, 2013, ISBN13 9780061950728, ISBN10 0061950726

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Orphan Train is a gripping story of friendship and second chances from Christina Baker Kline, author of Bird in Hand and The Way Life Should Be.

Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to aging out out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse...

As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian arent as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance.

Molly discovers that she has the power to help Vivian find answers to mysteries that have haunted her for her entire life answers that will ultimately free them both.

Rich in detail and epic in scope, Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline is a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding out who we are.

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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: Apr 02, 2013
ISBN-13: 9780061950728
ISBN-10: 0061950726
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Written in: ENG
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.5
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.1 x 5.5 x 0.7
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This was a great story. I had never heard of the "Orphan Train" before so I found this book very interesting and learned a lot from it. The author did a good job of weaving two stories together - one from the past and one from the present. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a great story!

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This novel is excellent.
7/26/2014

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I ordered this novel for my book club. I could not put it down -- it's a wonderful story.

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