Reading into History: Book Wrap Recap and our Next Book!
October 5, 2012

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…

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Reading into History: An Interview with We Rode the Orphan Trains Author Andrea Warren
September 21, 2012

  Hello families! As the We Rode the Orphan Trains Book Wrap approaches, we interviewed the book’s author, Andrea Warren. Ms. Warren has a lot of wonderful things to tell you about herself and her work. She is “delighted” that we are all reading her book about this important but little-known part of history. Though you won’t…

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Reading into History: Our Next Read
September 7, 2012

  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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