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AUTHOR: Christina Baker Kline

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Christina Baker Kline
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Christina Baker Kline’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel—the captivating story of a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the teenage girl whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers to long-buried questions.

Characters: 85. Amazon rating: 4 1/2 stars. Genre: Fiction.

Discussion Questions:
Orphan Train

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CH1     Marden's in Ellsworth.
2     St. Anne's Church.
3     Statue of Liberty.
      MapManhattan, New York City Neighborhoods.
      MapIreland (County Galway called Kinvara).
6     Printing House Square.
      Union Station, Chicago.
10     Ford Model A.
      MapMilwaukee Road Depot, Minneapolis.
11     MapAlbans, Minnesota.
13     Anne of Green Gables (book) on Wikipedia.
14     Acacia Island Explorer (Free island bus).
      Jane Eyre (book) on Wikipedia.
20     The Abbe. The Indian museum in Bar Harbor.
      Indian Island School.
      Penobscot Nation website.
22     ListenRobert Burns - an old Irish tune.
27     MapMount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine.
30     Irish wreath.
31     St. Olaf College.
34     Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis.
      1939 White Buick Covertible.
      Grand Hotel Minneapolis.
35     ListenLittle Brown Jug by Glen Miller.
      ListenMoonlight Serenade by Glenn Miller.
      ListenHeaven Can Wait by Glen Gray.
      ListenArtie Shaw Greatest Hits.
      ListenSomewhere Over The Rainbow by Judy Garland.
36     Burmese Days (book) on Wikipedia.
      ListenBoogie Woogie Bugle Boy by The Andrew Sisters
39     Flying Mountain in Acadia National Park, Maine.
      Valley Cove, Acadia National Park.
40     National Orphan Train Complex. Concordia, Kansas.
      New York Foundling Hospital.
41     Fargo Symphony Orchestra, North Dakota.
      MapFargo, North Dakota.
      North Dakota State University.
      Bar Harbor Airport, Maine.

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