El tren de los huérfanos

Christina Baker Kline, 1964-

Book - 2015

"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 whos...e 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 by Christina Baker Kline 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."--Publisher's description.

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B Novelas
Historical fiction
Barcelona : Ediciones B 2015.
1a. edición
Item Description
"Novelas con alma"--Page 4 of cover.
Physical Description
357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Main Author
Christina Baker Kline, 1964- (-)
Other Authors
Javier Guerrero (translator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Close to aging out of the foster care system, Molly Ayer takes a position helping an elderly woman named Vivian and discovers that they are more alike than different as she helps Vivian solve a mystery from her past.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Vivian Daly es una anciana de 91 años y Molly, de 17, es una joven problemática que vive con una familia de acogida. Vivian y Molly se conocen cuando esta última, condenada a realizar trabajos sociales por haber tratado de robar un libro en la biblioteca local, acepta encargarse de la limpieza de la buhardilla de la anciana. A medida que trabaja, ella y Vivian empiezan a compartir la historia de sus vidas, que tiene muchos puntos en común. ENGLISH DESCRIPTIONWhen young, Vivian, an Irish orphaned immigrant in New York City, was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose destinies would be determined by luck and chance. Seventeen-year-old Molly knows that a community-service position will keep her out of juvenile hall. But as Molly helps Vivian, now 91, to sort through her keepsakes and possessions, discovers that she and Vivian aren't as different as they appear. Orphan Train is a powerful tale of upheaval and resilience, second chances, and unexpected friendship.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

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