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Circle of love —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1997
3 available of 3 items

Nineteen-year-old Frances Mary Kelly, herself an orphan train rider six years before, returns to New York and agrees to escort a group of orphans west to find new homes.

Emma and the outlaw —Miller, Linda Lael.
Book
1991
2 available of 2 items

Wounded in an explosion at a raunchy saloon, Steven Fairfax heals himself in the home of Emma Chalmers--a prim and proper woman despite her unconventional upbringing in a bordello--and soon the two fall in love, but Stev...

Quest for lasting love. —Peart, Jane.
Book
1 available of 1 items

A place to belong —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1996
5 available of 5 items

In 1856, having traveled with his young sister from New York to a foster home on a farm in Missouri, ten-year-old Danny plots to get his foster father to send for and marry his mother.

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
3 available of 3 items

Toddy —Peart, Jane.
Book
2000
1 available of 1 items

After her mother leaves six-year-old Toddy at the county children's home, she is chosen by a minister's wife to go West on the Orphan Train and is taken in by a wealthy widow as a companion for her sickly granddaughter.

Lucy's wish. —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Book
1 available of 1 items

The Baby Compromise —Ford, Linda (Linda Carol), author.
EBook
2013

A Bundle of Complications Groomed for high society, Rebecca Sterling now has a new missionto help the orphans coming to Evans Grove. Yet just before she's due to return to New York, she faces two unexpected challenges. T...

A family apart —Nixon, Joan Lowery, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2014
1 available of 1 items

Mrs. Kelly, a young widow, can no longer support her six children. She reluctantly decides to allow the Childrens Aid Society to send them from the New York City slums to St. Joseph, Missouri, to find better lives with n...

Family lessons —Pleiter, Allie, 1962-
Book
2013
8 available of 8 items

A family apart —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

Mrs. Kelly, a young widow, can no longer support her six children. She reluctantly decides to allow the Childrens Aid Society to send them from the New York City slums to St. Joseph, Missouri, to find better lives with n...

Whistle-stop west —Richardson, Arleta, author.
Book
2016
2 available of 2 items

"Nine-year-old Ethan Cooper has managed to keep his family together for a year in a Pennsylvania orphanage. Now he and his siblings are boarding a train headed west. He can't help but worry: Mr. and Mrs. Rush in Nebraska...

A dangerous promise —Nixon, Joan Lowery.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

Mike, twelve, and Todd, fourteen, are intrigued by the Civil War and want to be involved, but they are too young. They get a friend to teach them all the drum calls needed by army drummers and run away to join the Second...

Looking for home —Richardson, Arleta, author.
Book
2016
2 available of 2 items

Across the border —Richardson, Arleta, author.
Book
2016
3 available of 3 items

The little sparrows —Lacy, Al.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2013

Immigrants flood into New York City by the thousands. The squalid streets become home to thirty thousand vagrant children. For the next 7 decades trainloads of orphans are thrust into a vast unknown of farms. What will b...

The Baby Compromise —Ford, Linda.
EBook
2013

A Bundle of Complications Groomed for high society, Rebecca Sterling now has a new mission--to help the orphans coming to Evans Grove. Yet just before she's due to return to New York, she faces two unexpected challen...

The little sparrows —Lacy, Al.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2013

Immigrants flood into New York City by the thousands. The squalid streets become home to thirty thousand vagrant children. For the next 7 decades trainloads of orphans are thrust into a vast unknown of farms. What will b...

All my tomorrows —Lacy, Al.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2013

New York City, 1876. Ten-year-old Teddy Hansen chokes down a tearful farewell to his hardworking mother when she succumbs to pneumonia and leaves him to the mercy of God and the 32nd Street Orphanage. When police officer...

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