One City One Story

Imange of beaded moccasins

  One of the two main characters of Orphan Train, Molly Ayer, is a 17-year-old Penobscot Indian woman, who has spent her life in and out of foster care in Maine. […]

Irish Immigrants 1909

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, our One City, One Story pick for 2016, tells the story of Vivian, a young girl who is sent to the Midwest on a train […]

Pasadena Star News Article

  The 2016 One City, One Story book selection, Orphan Train, has a plot revolving around the intersecting lives of an elderly woman who came west on the orphan trains, […]