|aOrphan trains |btaking the rails to a new life |cRebecca Langston-George ; consultant, Shaley George.
|aNorth Mankato, Minn. |bCapstone Press|cc2016.
|a128 p. |bill. |c23 cm.
|aEncounter: narrative nonfiction stories
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 121-126) and index.
|aClutching his brother's hand: Stanley Cornell -- Missionary to "street rats" -- Cheers for Michigan, the first orphan train -- From newsboy to news maker: Andrew Burke -- A baby doll of her own: Agnes Ruth Anderson Hickok -- Just an adopted brat: Robert Hunt Hume -- Mothers and many sisters: Edith Peterson -- Pretending to be happy: Marguerite Driscoll Thompson -- A little boy with a big imagination: Arthur Field Smith -- What happened to them? -- What happened to the orphan trains -- Glossary.
|a"Tells the story of seven orphans who were settled with families in the Midwest by the Children's Aid Society"--|cProvided by publisher.