Our September fiction selection is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Here's the book summary:
Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to “aging out” out of the foster
care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman
clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and
As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and
memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren’t as different as they
seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian
was put on a train to the Midwest with hundreds of other children whose
destinies would be determined by luck and chance.
that she has the power to help Vivian find answers to mysteries that
have haunted her for her entire life – answers that will ultimately free
Discussion will take place on Monday September 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Eldridge branch library.