Record Details

Catalog Search

Orphan train / Christina Baker Kline.

Available copies

  • 99 of 109 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 109 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FPB KLI ORP (Text) 34207001807057 Adult Fiction PB Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron FIC KLI (Text) 75253000047787 Adult Fiction Available -
Attica PL - Attica F KLINE, CHRISTINA BAKER (Text) 74231000109141 Adult Fiction Checked out 04/04/2018
Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland F KLI PB (Text) 76277000032985 Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F KLI (Text) 34044000827863 Adult Fiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main FIC KLI (Text) 36803000874201 FICTION Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell FIC KLIN (Text) 38144000325839 Fiction Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil KLINE (Text) 38160000465136 Second Floor, Fiction Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil KLINE (Text) 38160000585263 Second Floor, Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC KLINE (Text) 73174005025636 Adult: Fiction Available -
Next 10 »

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061950728 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0061950726 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781624903298 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1624903290 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 278 pages, 16 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: "A novel"--Cover.
"P.S. insights, interviews & more" section includes author interview, a short history of the real orphan trains, and discussion questions.
Summary, etc.: "Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? As a young Irish immigrant, Vivian Daly was one such child, sent by rail from New York City to an uncertain future a world away. Returning east later in life, Vivian leads a quiet, peaceful existence on the coast of Maine, the memories of her upbringing rendered a hazy blur. But in her attic, hidden in trunks, are vestiges of a turbulent past. Seventeen-year-old Molly Ayer knows that a community-service position helping an elderly widow clean out her attic is the only thing keeping her out of juvenile hall. But as Molly helps Vivian sort through her keepsakes and possessions, she discovers that she and Vivian aren't as different as they appear. A Penobscot Indian who has spent her youth in and out of foster homes, Molly is also an outsider being raised by strangers, and she, too, has unanswered questions about the past." -- Cover.
Target Audience Note: 890 Lexile.
Subject: Women > Fiction.
Orphan trains > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Foster children > Fiction.
Immigrant children > Fiction.
Indian foster children > Fiction.
Adoption > Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life > Minnesota > Fiction.
Maine > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Additional Resources