Pathways: Grade 5 A Family Apart Tradebook
Author(s): K/H (Pathways)
The Orphan Train saga follows the story of the six Kelly children, whose widowed mother has sent them west from New York City in 1856 because she realizes she cannot give them the life they deserve. The children—especially the oldest, Frances Mary—feel an overwhelming sense of betrayal and abandonment. They cannot understand that Mrs. Kelly has made the ultimate sacrifice for them. Soon, Frances experiences firsthand what it is like to make sacrifices for her family and others.