Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story

Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story

by Andrea Warren

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Overview

Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes. Some were adopted by loving families; others were not as fortunate. In recent years, some of the riders have begun to share their stories. Andrea Warren alternates chapters about the history of the orphan trains with the story of Lee Nailling, who in 1926 rode an orphan train to Texas when he was nine years old.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395913628
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 09/28/1998
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 239,593
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author


Andrea Warren is the author of many acclaimed nonfiction books for young readers, including Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story, which won the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. Andrea lives in Kansas. Visit her website at www.andreawarren.com.

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