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The Resource Orphan train : a novel, Christina Baker Kline

Orphan train : a novel, Christina Baker Kline

Label
Orphan train : a novel
Title
Orphan train
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Christina Baker Kline
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to 'aging out' out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse. As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren't as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance. Molly discovers that she has the power to help Vivian find answers to mysteries that have haunted her for her entire life -- answers that will ultimately free them both
Summary
Close to aging out of the foster care system, Molly Ayer takes a position helping an elderly woman named Vivian and discovers that they are more alike than different as she helps Vivian solve a mystery from her past
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10173579
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kline, Christina Baker
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Intended audience
890L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 890
  • 890
Literary form
novels
Reading level
5.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphan trains
  • Immigrant children
  • Indian foster children
  • Adoption
  • Female friendship
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Female friendship
  • Orphan trains
  • Women
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
Label
Orphan train : a novel, Christina Baker Kline
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
951179
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780061950728
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012027409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061950728
  • (OCoLC)795757353
Label
Orphan train : a novel, Christina Baker Kline
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
951179
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780061950728
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012027409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061950728
  • (OCoLC)795757353

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