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Reading into History: Book Wrap Recap and our Next Book!

By Rachel Walman and Katie Fuller We had a fantastic Book Wrap last Sunday. Families who came got to discuss the real-life stories told in We Rode the Orphan Trains — stories of family, loss, loneliness and perseverance. They were also able to interact with Lukas Weinstein, Archivist for the Children’s Aid Society. Lukas shared interesting historical [...]

Reading into History: Our Next Read

  This month the Reading into History Book Club will be reading Andrea Warren’s We Rode the Orphan Trains. This book tells the true stories of eight men and women of the 200,000 homeless, abandoned, or orphaned city kids who, between 1854 and 1929, were put on trains by the Children’s Aid Society and sent to new homes in the [...]

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