Train to Somewhere

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By Eve Bunting
Publisher Clarion Books
Train to Somewhere
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Marianne, heading west with fourteen other children on an Orphan Train, is sure her mother will show up at one of the stations along the way. When her mother left Marianne at the orphanage, hadnt she promised shed come for her after making a new life in the West? Stop after stop goes by, and theres no sign of her mother in the crowds that come to look over the children. No one shows any interest in adopting shy, plain Marianne, either. But thats all right: She has to be free for her mother to claim her. Then the train pulls into its final stop, a town called Somewhere . . .

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2543 words2,543 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile 610LLexile 610L
Grade K to 3Grade K to 3
Age 5-8Age 5-8
Published 1996Published 1996

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Book ISBN:

0395713250

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