The Orphan Trains

 
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Summary

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.

Specifications

  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 362.734
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781624314209): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Paperback (9781624314964): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • PDF (9781624314582): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Hosted ebook (9781624315343): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
  • Series: Perspectives Library

Leveling

  • Lexile® Measure: 780
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 4.7

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