The Resource A Chance to Escape, (ebook)

A Chance to Escape, (ebook)

Label
A Chance to Escape
Title
A Chance to Escape
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Chance to Escape is a chapter book of historical fiction suitable for grades 3-5. Imagine being a young widow from England who has been in America only one year, then is left alone to support three children under the age of twelve. This family is trapped by severe economic circumstances in a slum district in New York City. Their meager income is dwindling to such a crucial level that the mother fears her children might wind up on the streets to survive, as thousands of poor children have been forced to do. She is desperate for help. This was the predicament in which Laura Harvey found herself in 1893, with winter approaching. The only solution she could come up with was to put Kathleen, Robert, and Beth on an Orphan Train going out west where they could be placed in foster homes. There they could have nourishing food, fresh air to breathe, and an education?even though her heart would be broken and her children devastated at being separated from her
Cataloging source
Midwest
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Orphan trains
  • Mother and child
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
A Chance to Escape, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781491899861
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12093527
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12093527
System control number
MWT12093527
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A Chance to Escape, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781491899861
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12093527
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12093527
System control number
MWT12093527
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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