Orphan Train: Moving between contemporary Maine and Depression-era Minnesota, Orphan Train is a powerful tale of upheaval and resilience, second chances, and unexpected friendship.
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A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick - He placed a notice in a Chicago paper, an advertisement for "a reliable wife." She responded, saying that she was "a simple, honest woman." She was, of course, anything but honest. (Bilbary Town Library: Good for Readers, Good for Libraries)
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón is a coming-of-age tale of a young boy who, through the magic of a single book, finds a purpose greater than himself and a hero in a man he's never met. Introduction, Excerpt, Author Bio, Author Interview, and Discussion Questions available.