The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,667,858 members ⚫ 1,180,414 ebooks

New to

Learn more

Orphan Train

A Novel

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Add to cart
US$ 9.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

Now featuring a sneak peek at Christina's forthcoming novel A Piece of the World, coming February 2017.

Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan Train is an unforgettable story of friendship and second chances that highlights a little-known but historically significant movement in America’s past—and it includes a special PS section for book clubs featuring insights, interviews, and more.

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.

Rich in detail and epic in scope, Orphan Train is a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding out who we are.

HarperCollins; April 2013
100 pages; ISBN 9780062101204
Download in secure EPUB
Title: Orphan Train
Author: Christina Baker Kline
  • News
  • Tweets
'Orphan Train' sheds light on difficult part of U.S. history -
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:46:00 -0700'Orphan Train' sheds light on difficult part of U.S. historyHometownlife.comMy sister read Christina ...
Read Between the Lines Book Club - Chicago Tribune
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:32:04 -0700
Chicago TribuneRead Between the Lines Book ClubChicago TribuneWe liked: "The Good Girl" by Mary Kubica, "The ...
'Orphan Train' author visits Avon Lake High School - The Morning Journal
Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:30:22 -0800
The Morning Journal'Orphan Train' author visits Avon Lake High SchoolThe Morning JournalAvon Lake High student Cara ...
Subject categories