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Fly Little Bird, Fly!: The True Story of Oliver Nordmark & America's Orphan Trains

Title

Fly Little Bird, Fly!: The True Story of Oliver Nordmark & America's Orphan Trains

Publisher

Wasteland Press

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781932852073

Pages

80 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Holding tight to one another, vowing never to be separated, Oliver and Edward board the Orphan Train headed west to find a new home.

Grade Level

3-5

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Foster care; Family member death; foster children; foster home; orphans; death of a mother

Main Character

male children

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

foster mother and father

Keywords

orphan trains; orphanage; domestic servitude; struggle; Midwest; historical account; true story

Diversity Impact

direct

Fly Little Bird, Fly!: The True Story of Oliver Nordmark & America's Orphan Trains


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