New PDF release: A Boy from Brooklyn: Clinton Simpson and the Orphan Train

By Jeffery Keilholtz,Owen Dahlquist

In usa towns, throughout the early years of the twentieth century, hundreds of thousands of orphans are demise violently at the streets or freezing to loss of life in alleys. which will retailer those “street urchins” from poverty and untimely dying, a arguable answer is going into impact – send those young ones like livestock.

The basically son of a robust household, Clinton, and his kinfolk, confronts a nightmare of monetary destitution, following the loss of life of his father. Swept from a hot domestic and right into a Brooklyn asylum, newly orphaned Clinton turns into a hand-selected try out case within the salvaging of parentless children.

Transported via educate, opposed to his will, Clinton lands in Iowa. compelled upon a level for human distribution, Clinton starts off a coming-of-age not like the other in American history.

A precise tale of braveness, survival and faith.

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