February 2016

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, […]

Orphan children sleeping in New York street circa 1890.

The 2016 One City, One Story selection,¬†Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline tells the story of a young orphan girl who is taken from New York to the Midwest on […]

Perchance to Dream book cover

Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories by Charles Beaumont I rarely give a book five stars. This one deserves it, both for the quality of the work and for its importance […]