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A family apart —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1996
5 available of 6 items

When their mother can no longer support them, six siblings are sent by the Children's Aid Society of New York City to live with farm families in Missouri in 1860.

Together forever —Hedlund, Jody, author.
Book
2018
12 available of 18 items

Marianne Neumann takes a job as a placing agent with the Children's Aid Society in hopes of finding her younger sister. In 1858 New York she finds it's not always easy to offer children a better life. Former schoolteache...

In the face of danger —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1996
4 available of 5 items

Deeply unhappy about her family's separation because of poverty, Megan gradually finds contentment and purpose in her new home on the Kansas prairie with a kind and loving adopted family.

Together forever —Hedlund, Jody, author.
Large Print
2018
0 available of 3 items

Marianne Neumann takes a job as a placing agent with the Children's Aid Society in hopes of finding her younger sister. In 1858 New York she finds it's not always easy to offer children a better life.

Searching for you —Hedlund, Jody, author.
Large Print
2018
2 available of 3 items

"Sophie Newmann has been taking care of two children, trying to keep them away from the orphanages of 1850s New York City. After witnessing a crime, Sophie flees the state, taking her two young charges and joining an or...

Searching for you —Hedlund, Jody, author.
Book
2018
21 available of 25 items

"In 1850, Sophie Neumann flees New York with her two young charges after witnessing a crime. Reinhold Weiss has finally purchased his own small farm when an old friend shows up, pleading for help. But how can he help her...

With you always —Hedlund, Jody, author.
Large Print
2017
5 available of 6 items

When a financial crisis in 1850s New York leaves three orphaned sisters nearly destitute, the oldest, Elise Neumann, knows she must take action. She's had experience as a seamstress, and the New York Children's Aid Socie...

Caught in the act —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1988
4 available of 4 items

Eleven-year-old Michael Patrick Kelly from New York City is sent to a foster home, a Missouri farm with a sadistic owner, a bullying son, and a number of secrets, one of which may be murder.

A dangerous promise —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1994
1 available of 2 items

After being taken in by Captain Taylor and his wife in Kansas, twelve-year-old Mike Kelly and his friend Todd Blakely join the Union army as musicians and see the horrors of war firsthand in Missouri.

With you always —Hedlund, Jody, author.
Book
2017
16 available of 21 items

The marriage barter —Johnson, Christine (Christine Elizabeth)
Book
2013
14 available of 14 items

"Rounding up a gaggle of orphans isn't Wyatt Reed's specialty. Still, the bounty hunter is being paid handsomely to bring these children from Evans Grove to the next town. And then he sets eyes on one pigtailed, pint-siz...

Homeward the seeking heart —Peart, Jane.
Book
1999
1 available of 1 items

Prairie homestead —Richardson, Arleta, author.
Book
2016
2 available of 2 items

"Since their mama died and their pa left, Ethan, Alice, Simon, and Will Cooper have not known much of a home. But now that the orphan train has taken them to Mr. and Mrs. Rush in Nebraska, their dreams of home may become...

Will's choice —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1998
7 available of 7 items

Sent away on an orphan train by his self-centered father Jessie, Will keeps hoping Jessie will return to claim him, even though the people he lives with care for him far more.

Keeping secrets —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1995
6 available of 6 items

In 1863, eleven-year-old Peg Kelly is drawn into the dangerous activities of a mysterious young woman who had come to her home in Missouri after fleeing the raid of William Quantrill and his raiders on Lawrence, Kansas.

The heart's lonely secret —Peart, Jane.
Large Print
2001
3 available of 3 items

David's search —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1998
5 available of 5 items

After eleven-year-old orphan-train rider David Howard settles with a strict Texas farm family, his best friend, an ex-slave, is threatened by the growing presence of the Ku-Klux Klan.

Lucy's wish —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1998
11 available of 11 items

Ten-year-old Lucy, an orphan who wants a little sister more than anything, finds a very special one in the less than perfect family which she joins.

The heart's lonely secret —Peart, Jane.
Book
1994
5 available of 5 items

Aggie's home —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1998
5 available of 5 items

A clumsy and unattractive twelve-year-old, Aggie is sure no one will want to adopt her when she rides the orphan train out west, but when she meets the eccentric Bradon family she begins to have some hope. Includes histo...

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