A Family Apart

Nixon, Joan Lowery

© 1987

Part of the Orphan Train Adventures series

 

A family of six children is sent west on an "Orphan Train". Although the children have escaped poverty and in the case of the oldest brother arrest, they face an exciting train ride through the pre-Civil War wild west and separation at the end of the ride when they break up into ones and twos to live with their new families. First book in the Orphan Train Adventures.