Thanks to @SheReads BookClub I received a copy of Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Molly, a troubled teen, uncovers an older woman, Vivan's, past while completing her community service hours. But this story is more unique because the background is the real life time in history when orphans were taken on trains to be distributed to new families. . . many times as indentured servants. I could not put this book down!
Historical fiction has gotten a bad rap for being dull, boring, and even predictable, but this book nerd is here to tell you that's a pretty unfair assessment. Forget the grumbling and groaning you used to do in your high school history class, becaus