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The Little Sparrows (Orphan Trains Trilogy, book 1) by Al and JoAnna Lacy
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I rarely meet a book that I absolutely dislike and find annoying and boring. Unfortunatly, that would describe this book. The characters were so incredibly good. No one ever said or did anything nasty or wrong.
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In fact, everyone goes out of their way to be as nice and kinds as possible. Nearly every person we meet is a born-again Christian or becomes one by the end of the book. Advanced Search Links. Product Close-up This product is not available for expedited shipping. Add To Cart. Add To Cart 0. Paperback Book. Yet it is not just the orphans whose lives need mending--follow the train along and watch God's hand restore love and laughter to the right family at the right time! Related Products. Al Lacy , JoAnna Lacy. Have a question about this product? When her mother is sent to prison, Astrid joins the thousands of foster children in Los Angeles.
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Ten-year-old Lucy, who wants a little sister more than anything, finds a very special one in the less than perfect family which she joins. Chronicles the Children's Aid Society effort to send orphaned city children West to free them from crime and poverty, showing how these children lived in their new surroundings.
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