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History's Orphan By Costas Samartzis
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In the year 2016, a clandestine elite group known as ‘the revisionists’ have insinuated themselves at the heart of the United Nations as a means of rewriting historical events and thereby... More > helping the world’s major powers to maintain the status quo. The revisionists officially became a group in 2015, when it was revealed that the United Nations and World Bank failed to cut extreme poverty in Africa in half by that year as they had promised. Their primary goal is to protect the United Nations from terrorist groups and rewrite the history of Africa. Akibaje Damin is one of the revisionists. The revisionists raised him and trained him as one of their own. But Akibaje has the gnawing feeling that everything the revisionists have told him about his past is a lie. He believes that they rewrote his life in the same way they rewrite major historical events. He believes that his nebulous past is somehow related to Africa.< Less
To Dakota and Back: The Story of an Orphan Train Rider By Judith Kappenman
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Judith Kappenman’s "To Dakota and Back: The Story of an Orphan Train Rider," a biography of her grandfather John Donahue, will take you to Dakota and back, but also into an amazing... More > family saga spanning a century and painfully detailing a shameful period in American history during which orphans were “farmed out” from the East to the Midwest to help families establish new lives. Despite what he felt was a loveless childhood, Donahue prevailed, building a successful life and presiding over a loving and supportive family. Their eventual return to Massachusetts brings the story full circle, and is a family history to be remembered.< Less
The Blue Dress: The Story of Courageous Riders of the Orphan Train By Norma Lang
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The Great Potato Famine of 1845-49 devastated Ireland ruining the country’s main source of food. As the staple of their diet withered, thousands of Irish died of starvation, while others wasted... More > away to a shadow of what they once had been. This story follows a broken family that feared failed crops on their small farm. Selling all they could, they departed by sailing ship to what they hoped would be a“land of plenty,” America. A challenging situation necessitates that Ellen and Dillon be temporarily placed in an orphanage. Just as the children are feeling settled, overcrowded conditions cause them to be transported by train, far from their father and Irish traditions. The Orphan Train Movement was a social experiment that moved children from crowded cities in the Eastern United States to foster homes. The trains ran between 1854-1929 relocating many children to farms across the country.< Less
Come Home to Orphan Field By Gerald Michels
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Three brothers return to their family farm after the death of their father in the middle of the Great Depression. All three have been gone for years, but now it seems clear that they plan to stay. ... More > To all outward appearances they are simple men, but when they begin a mysterious project on a small plot of land and spend money freely in a struggling nearby town, it isn't long before word starts to spread. Their arrival could mean help for many, but small towns have long memories, and upsetting the normal order of things can make dangerous enemies.< Less
Come Home to Orphan Field By Gerald Michels
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Three brothers return to their family farm after the death of their father in the middle of the Great Depression. All three have been gone for years, but now it seems clear that they plan to stay. To... More > all outward appearances they are simple men, but when they begin a mysterious project on a small plot of land and spend money freely in a struggling nearby town, it isn't long before word starts to spread. Their arrival could mean help for many, but small towns have long memories, and upsetting the normal order of things can make dangerous enemies.< Less
Vision Quest The Orphan Trains & Underground Railroad of Cape May By Brian Prickett
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My book is a revelation about how Harriet Tubman created the Cape May area Underground Railroad. My book reveals lost secrets of the Civil War, showing how the Quakers and Masons helped organize the... More > Underground Railroad. Read, play and discover new archaeological sites on the Underground Railroad and Orphan Trains never before published! Catch a glimpse into the past, unfurling lost secrets of slavery, Native American abuse and the mysterious Orphan Trains of Cape May! Play the online computer game Vision Quest, and discover new sites on the Underground Railroad. This a limited edition, non edited version of the book. This non profit book seeks to generate funds for non denominational charities and children charities.< Less
Orphans: A Pair of Mail Order Bride Romances By Doreen Milstead
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An Orphan Finds Her Parents -- Sally was a devout Christian orphan girl living simply in New York City until a friend handed her a letter, which would change her life forever. Her parents had sent it... More > and not only did she learn they were alive; but that they had a potential husband for her and he would be waiting on their estate. She embarks on the days-long journey across the country and there she meets Mark, who is everything she’d want in a husband, if only she wasn’t already promised to another. She knows that she may not survive the journey to San Francisco without falling in love with the handsome man who is rapidly winning her heart. Loretta's Orphanage Of Love, is about a pastor and his wife setting up an orphanage, and just as the first children are about to arrive on the train, a tragic event occurs which will change the pastor’s life forever.< Less
Using Stagecoaches, Trains & Determination – a Pair of Mail Order Bride Romances By Doreen Milstead
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Mail Order Bride: Maggie Falls Off A Train: A woman goes from England to America to get a business degree in NYC so she can help her father, then westward to try for the healing powers in the... More > California sunshine; and when she arrives her mail order bride status is thrust upon her suddenly. Mail Order Bride: Salisa On The Stagecoach, is all about a young cowboy who passes by a stagecoach on its way into town and sees a group of ragamuffin kids, plus a young woman with a pair of the most startling blue eyes he’s ever seen. When he gets back into town he cannot find her anywhere, gives up, and decides to place an ad for a mail order bride. After receiving a letter from a woman through his ad, he still cannot give up on those blue eyes, but he continues with arranging for the mail order bride. Soon brought into the story is a corrupt mayor who likes to sell attractive young women to boost his campaign funds, the same group of orphans that the young man saw on the stagecoach, and one father’s last wish.< Less
Finding Home By Sydney Heersink
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Inspiring historical fiction story of the resiliency of three siblings whose determination and courage took them from the orphanage in upper New York City to a new home in the Kansas plains. You... More > will be captivated to the very end as you follow Jessica, Lucy, and Alamonzo on their journey across the country to their new home.< Less
Finding Home By Sydney Heersink
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Inspiring historical fiction story of the resiliency of three siblings whose determination and courage took them from the orphanage in upper New York City to a new home in the Kansas plains. You... More > will be captivated to the very end as you follow Jessica, Lucy, and Alamonzo on their journey across the country to their new home.< Less