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Orphan Train Rider

One Boy's True Story

Orphan Train Rider

One Boy's True Story

FormatBooks | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
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Description

The orphan trains carrying homeless children to be placed in the West are a little known part of America's history. This thorough book gives us the background and facts about the trains.


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

  • Item #: NTS11527
  • ISBN13: 9780590115278
  • Format: Paperback Book
  • Pages: 80
  • Genre:
    Biography and Autobiography,
    Informational Text
  • Grades: 6 - 7
  • Lexile® Measure: 960L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level V
  • DRA Level: 40 - 50
  • ACR Level: 6.1

Orphan Train Rider

Paperback Book

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