book review: the orphan train

the orphan train, written by christina baker kline, is a story about 91 year old vivian daly and her childhood as an immigrant to america by way of galway county ireland. vivian enlists the help of molly, a 17 year old foster kid who needs to fulfill community service hours, to help her clean out the attic of her mansion. in doing so, molly discovers that it’s really a way for vivian to go through old memories of her past, which molly soon learns isn’t much different than her own....more