Andrea Warren
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Andrea Warren

Andrea Warren is a native Nebraskan who has called Kansas home since 1979. Her seven books of nonfiction for young readers include "Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story"; "We Rode the Orphan Trains"; "Pioneer Girl: A True Story of Growing Up on the Prairie"; "Escape From Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy"; "Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps"; "Under Siege! Three Children at the Civil War Battle for Vicksburg," and "Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London." She is at work on a new book that will be released soon.

Warren's books have won a long list of honors, including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award,the William Allen White Award, and the Robert F. Sibert Honor Award.

Warren says, "I write true stories about young people caught up in dramatic events. It's an interesting way to learn about history. Readers identify with my main characters and ask themselves, 'If that had been me, what would I have done?'"

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Best Sellers

    • Surviving Hitler

    • A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps
    • By: Andrea Warren
    • Narrated by: Aaron Lockman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Caught up in Hitler's Final Solution to annihilate Europe's Jews, 15-year-old Jack Mandelbaum is torn from his family and thrown into the nightmarish world of the concentration camps....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Succinct Survival Story

    • By Kikismama on 10-31-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Orphan Train Rider

    • One Boy's True Story
    • By: Andrea Warren
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great short story of a part of our history!

    • By Byron on 09-11-13

    Regular price: $13.96

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