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Alone in the world : orphans and orphanages in America

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From the almshouses of the 1800s to the foster home programs of the present, find out about our country's evolving attitudes toward its neediest children.

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Lima Public Library J 362.73 REE (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
32139000953172
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Perry Public Library J362.730 REE (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
52142002010061
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0618356703
  • Physical Description: 135 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, c2005.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-129) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Thrown upon the world -- Asylum children -- Saving youthful hearts -- Let society beware! -- Soldiers' orphans -- Everyone's business -- This army of children -- Afterword: where life led some of the children who appeared in this book.
Summary, etc.:
From the almshouses of the 1800s to the foster home programs of the present, find out about our country's evolving attitudes toward its neediest children.
Subject: Orphans > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Orphanages > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Orphans > History.
Orphanages > History.


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