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The Orphan Trains

A History Perspectives Book

From the Set Perspectives Library

This book relays the factual details of the orphan trains that sent East Coast orphans to be with families in the Midwest and West. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details from the point of view of an orphan child heading to the Midwest, a Midwestern family awaiting a child, and a New York City child welfare worker. This book offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about an historical event.

Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5


Available Formats Reinforced book (9781624314209), Paperback (9781624314964), PDF (9781624314582), ePub (9781631885310), Hosted ebook (9781624315343), Kindle (9781631375187)
Publication Date 08/01/2013
Graphics Full-color photographs
Language English
Copyright 2014
Dewey 362.734
Lexile 780L