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This is an Instaread Summary of 'Orphan Train' by Christina Baker Kline.
If you could sum up Orphan Train in three words, what would they be?
Sad, factual, inspirational.
Who was your favorite character and why?
Vivian. I found her to be very strong, positive, loving and interesting and able to get through life without bitterness and sorrow.
What about Danica Greer’s performance did you like?
She did a very good job or narrating the story. Her voice was clear and her pronunciation excellent. It was a pleasure listening to her.
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
I did not cry but came very close to it.
Any additional comments?
I have been interested for a long time about the so-called Orphan Train. I have enjoyed documentaries and other books about it. I think this book presented the facts and outcomes of the orphans very well. It is almost unbelievable that so much cruelty to orphan children existed those many years ago.