ratings · Published: Oct 3rd, 2014
Fifteen-year-old Annie Sweeney must tend to her dying mother while younger brother, Joey and sister, Molly are placed on an orphan train heading west to find new families. After her mother’s passing, Annie boards with Widow O’Hare, while working at her callous nephew’s textile factory. Determined to find her siblings, she disguises herself as a young boy to find passage west with the other orphans for work on a farm. During her excursion, she meets a worldly street boy, who becomes central in her new existence.
Follow the adventures of Annie as she attempts to find her siblings while seeking a new life and eventually love in this heartwarming story. This is a worthy and inspiring historical novel for all ages to enjoy.