Orphan Trains

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This title examines an important historic event - the orphan train movement. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of the Children's Aid Society and the development of the Brace School, lodging houses, and industrial schools, the conditions that led to child abandonment in the 1800s, problems with institutional care and child labor laws, the roles the Civil War, the Great Depression, and people like Charles Loring Brace played, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
BISACS JNF053070, JNF019050, JNF057050
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2012-01-01
ISBN 9781617831034, 9781614786108
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 362.734
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network
 

Essential Events Set 8 – School Library Journal

These titles offer concise, insightful analysis of events that have left a mark on past and recent American history. . . .Each volume provides readers with the necessary historical context, the pertinent details of the events themselves, and the short-term effects and lasting legacies of each one. . . . Within the framework of the narratives, judicious sidebars, and photographs and other images, readers are introduced to what should be standard research topics. Each book concludes with a handy time line; bulleted facts; a glossary; and a brief bibliography of secondary sources, web links, and places to visit. Overall, these titles are excellent introductions to these important topics, particularly for developing an analytical framework for debate